LADIS Case of the Month - June 2014

Submitted by: Drs. Karyn Labbe, Beth Biscoe, and John Mattoon, Washington State University.


  • Bilateral forelimb lameness in an 11 year-old Thoroughbred.
  • Patient is a previous racehorse acquired by the owner with the intended use of barrel racing.
  • History of intermittent lameness in both forelimbs noticed by the owner 9 months prior.
  • No improvement was seen with a prolonged period of stall rest.

Part I: History and intial images. See first PowerPoint file below.
Part II: Complete case with answer. See second PowerPoint file below.

If you put the PPT in a slideshow format, you can scroll through the MRI in a more realistic fashion.