Today’s case is a 5-month-old female Bernese Mountain dog. The dog was allowed into the backyard 5 days ago. After 30 minutes, the dog went back into the house. The owners noted that she was non-weight bearing on her left pelvic limb. Post your comments below!
The apophysis of the tibial tuberosity is avulsed and proximally and cranially displaced. A small sliver of bone is present distal to the apophyseal fragment. There is mild irregularity of the fracture bed. The patella is dorsally displaced. There is moderate stifle effusion.
Avulsion fracture of the left apophysis of the tibial tuberosity.