Tagged: foot


Bared horse hoof

This is a hoof cadaver with the hoof wall, sole, frog, and cornet band removed. This exposes part of the laminae and the papilla of the hoof, which attach the hoof wall to the coffin...



Rotationplasty is a type of autograft wherein a portion of a limb is removed, while the remaining limb below the involved portion is rotated and reattached. This procedure is used when a portion of...


Guinea Worm infection

Guinea worm disease is caused by drinking water contaminated by water fleas (microscopic arthropods known as copepods) that host the Dracunculus larva. Guinea worm disease used to thrive in some of the world’s poorest...