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  • Navicular Disease

    Cause: inflammation of the navicular bone itself.

    Signs: similar to palmar foot pain, ‘low heel-long toe conformation. Radiographic changes to the navicular bone (cortico-medullary sclerosis, foraminae in the distal border).

    Treatment: difficult. Remedial farriery (bar shoes), intravenous infusion of tiludronic acid (Equidronate(R)).