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  • SPECIES:
    • BOVINE
  • SYSTEM:
    • SKELETAL
  • ORGAN:
    • JOINT-CARPUS
  • DIAGNOSIS:
    • SEPTIC ARTHRITIS
  • CONTRIBUTOR:
    • STEINBERG
  • INSTITUTION:
    • University of Wisconsin
  • GENPATH:
    • BACTERIA
  • COMMENTS:
    • In calves, multiple swollen joints suggests septicemia and potential navel ill. A single affected joint suggests traumatic implantation. In this particular case, note the puncture of the ntermediate carpal bone and extension of inflammation in the joint spaces around it, suggesting traumatic injury