Today's Daily Dose: Subchondral bone cysts


Options for treating this condition.

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“Conservative therapy is not recommended because progression of osteoarthritis and lameness is a likely sequel. Surgical debridement of the cyst often is the treatment of choice; however, surgical access to the cyst can be difficult. Recently, direct injection of the cyst with corticosteroids has gained popularity, and success rates are comparable to surgical debridement.”

-Shawn Mattson, DVM, DVSc, BSc, DACVS

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