Conditions of the interphalangeal joints

Vet Clin North Am Equine Pract. 1989 Apr;5(1):161-78. doi: 10.1016/s0749-0739(17)30609-0.


The various conditions of the interphalangeal joint are presented; these include degenerative joint disease and osteochondral chip fractures of the proximal interphalangeal joint, fractures of the middle phalanx affecting proximal and/or distal interphalangeal joints, subluxation and osteochondrosis of the proximal interphalangeal joint, and arthrosis of the distal interphalangeal joint.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Arthrodesis / veterinary
  • Fractures, Bone / veterinary
  • Horse Diseases / pathology*
  • Horses
  • Joint Diseases / pathology
  • Joint Diseases / veterinary*
  • Joint Dislocations / veterinary
  • Lameness, Animal / pathology*
  • Osteochondritis / veterinary