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Lateral Patellar Luxation In Dogs

Lateral patellar luxation, unlike medial patellar luxationoccurs almost exclusively in large-breed dogs. However, large-breed dogs can also experience patella luxation to the medial aspect of the femur. Let’s break down the term. Lateral comes from the Latin lateralus, meaning “belonging…

Medial Patellar Luxation In Dogs

Medial patellar luxation in dogs is very common in those under twenty pounds.   Let’s break down the term. Medial comes from the Latin medianus, meaning “middle.” Therefore, when something is medial on the body, it is relatively further toward…