Abnormalities of hoof growth and development

By Shearer, J. K. and van Amstel, S. R., Vet Clin North Am Food Anim Pract, 2001
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The normal development of the horn capsule (epidermis), with its dermal support (corium), is described. Abnormalities of horn growth may be caused by changes in blood flow (laminitis), the biomechanics of weight bearing, heritable developmental conditions, and other changes of unknown cause
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