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Open Access Case report

Congenital deformity of the paw in a captive tiger: case report

Sheila C Rahal1*, Reinaldo S Volpi2, Carlos R Teixeira1, Vania MV Machado1, Guilherme DP Soares1, Carlos Ramires Neto1 and Kathleen Linn3

Author Affiliations

1 Univ Estadual Paulista (UNESP), Department of Veterinary Surgery and Anesthesiology, School of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil

2 Univ Estadual Paulista (UNESP), Department of Surgery and Orthopedics, School of Medicine, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil

3 University of Saskatchewan, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, Western College of Veterinary Science, Saskatoon, Canada

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BMC Veterinary Research 2012, 8:98  doi:10.1186/1746-6148-8-98

Published: 29 June 2012

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Additional file 1:

Movie 1. Observe the lameness of the left thoracic limb in a tiger with ectrodactyly in the left front paw before the surgery.

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Additional file 2:

Movie 2. Observe the marked improvement of the locomotion after 10 days after surgery.

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