Iowa State University Veterinarian

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A 10 month old, female, Manchester Terrier was presented for evaluation of right hind leg lameness. The lameness began three months prior and had progressively gotten worse. No incident of trauma could be recalled at the onset of the lameness. There was moderate atrophy of the right. hind leg muscles. There was minimal pain to manipulation of the right hip joint. Both patellae palpated normally. All other body systems were within normal limits. Radiographs of the hip joints were requested.