Unusual metaphyseal disturbance in two kittens

D A Gunn-Moore, G Hagard, C Turner, A W Duncan, F J Barr

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This report describes the presenting features, radiographic changes, biochemical alterations and clinical progress of two kittens, from separate litters, which were found to have a growth plate disturbance initially diagnosed and treated as vitamin D3-dependent rickets, but subsequently suspected to be a metaphyseal chondrodysplasia.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)583-90
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Small Animal Practice
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1996


  • Animals
  • Calcium
  • Cat Diseases
  • Cats
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Female
  • Forelimb
  • Growth Plate
  • Hindlimb
  • Male
  • Osteochondrodysplasias
  • Phosphorus
  • Rickets


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