Cattle Medicine Q&A 02

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A Limousin bull presents with severe (10/10) lameness of the left pelvic limb with marked muscle atrophy over the left hip. The left hindfoot is swollen with marked widening of the inter - digital space. There is loss of hair and thinning of the skin extending all around the coronary band of the lateral claw extending proximally for 3 cm with a discharging sinus consistent with septic pedal arthritis.

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Comments by Nick Lyons MA VetMB CertCHP MRCVS

1. The 2% lidocaine is not licensed in farm animals any more in the UK. In the UK, it should be 2% procaine solution.

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