Hygroma in horse (for Sarah G. ) 2nd February 2007, 01: 28 PM A hygroma is a fluidfilled swelling of the front surface of the knee or carpal joint which is usually caused by an injury, for example if the horse strikes the knee frequently against a hard surface.Find details on Elbow: hygroma in horses including diagnosis and symptoms, pathogenesis, prevention, treatment, prognosis and more. All information is peer reviewed. hygroma treatment horse
Some of the signs that your horse may have carpal hygroma include: Swelling over the dorsal area of the carpus. Firm, capsule shaped lesion over the knee. Warmth and redness in the affected area. Slight limp or lameness of affected leg.
How can the answer be improved? Carpal Hygroma, Synovial Hernia, Ganglion. If swellings are connected to the joints, then treatment of the joints may be beneficial. Stall door banging behavior can cause hygroma or ganglion. If necessary, change management or use protective bandaging to protect this area. Chronic arthritis can lead to synovial hernia. Treating early signs of arthritis can reduce hernia formation.hygroma treatment horse Carpal Hygroma in Horses. Injection of contrast material into the hygroma and subsequent radiographic examination outlines the extent of the hygroma. Communication between joint and hygroma is confirmed or excluded through fluid injection into the carpal joints. Hygromas can be treated