shoe boil

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shoe boil

A growth over the elbow of a horse, caused by repeated bruising by the hoof or the rough floor when lying down and leading to lameness.


a painful nodule formed in the skin by circumscribed inflammation of the corium and subcutaneous tissue, enclosing a central slough or 'core'. Called also furuncle.

saddle b's
deep-seated subcutaneous abscesses under the saddle place. Associated usually with poor grooming technique.
shoe boil
see elbow hygroma.