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Anton Fürst, Wayne McIlwraith, Dean Richardson

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Jörg Auer

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Lateral recumbency

When the foal is placed under anesthesia in lateral recumbency the spike is placed uppermost. This is because the periosteal attachments on the metaphyseal side tend to be more intact and gravity will help close the fracture.

lateral recumbency Salter Harris type II