Molecular and histologic evaluation of idiopathic hyperextension of the metacarpophalangeal and metatarsophalangeal joints in adult llamas.

TitleMolecular and histologic evaluation of idiopathic hyperextension of the metacarpophalangeal and metatarsophalangeal joints in adult llamas.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsReed SK, Semevolos SA
JournalAmerican journal of veterinary research
Volume71
Issue2
Pagination211-5
Date Published2010 Feb
ISSN0002-9645
KeywordsAnimals, Camelids, New World, Collagen, Collagen Type I, Collagen Type III, Elastin, Forelimb, Gene Expression Regulation, Hindlimb, Joint Diseases, Matrix Metalloproteinase 13, Oxidoreductases, Proteoglycans
Abstract

To determine the molecular and histologic characteristics of hyperextension of the metacarpophalangeal and metatarsophalangeal joints in adult llamas.

DOI10.1111/j.1365-3164.2011.00980.x
Alternate JournalAm. J. Vet. Res.