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Carpus: radiology

Contributor(s): Sarah Freeman, Renate Weller

Indications for radiography

Radiography allows assessment of osseous and soft tissue structures of the carpus    Forelimb: radiography  .

Radiographic technique and evaluation

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Radiographic anatomy

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Incidental findings

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Radiographic interpretation

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Additional studies

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Lawson J S et al (2012) Detection of joint effusion on radiographs of horses. Vet Rec 170 (13), 336 PubMed.
  • Ford T S, Ross M W & Orsini P G (1988) Communications and boundaries of the middle carpal and carpometacarpal joints in horses. Am J Vet Res 49 (12), 2161-2164 PubMed.
  • Schneider R K, Bramlage L R, Gabel A A et al (1988) Incidence, location and classification of 371 third carpal bone fractures in 313 horses. Equine Vet J Suppl 6, 33-42 PubMed.
  • McIlwraith C W, Yovich J V & Martin G S (1987) Arthroscopic surgery for the treatment of osteochondral chip fractures in the equine carpus. JAVMA 191 (5), 531-540 PubMed.
  • Park R D, Morgan J P & OBrien T (1970) Chip factures in the carpus of the horse: a radiographic study of their incidence and location. JAVMA 157, 1305-1312 PubMed.

Other sources of information

  • Dik K J & Gunsser I (2003) Atlas of Diagnostic Radiology of the Horse: diseases of the Front and Hind Limbs. Manson Publishing Ltd. ISBN: 3877066518.
  • Ross M W & Dyson S J (2003) Diagnosis and Management of Lameness in the Horse. Saunders, USA.
  • Butler J A, Colles, C M, Dyson S J, Kold S E & Poulos P W (2000) Clinical Radiology of the Horse. 2nd edn. Blackwell Science Ltd, UK. 
  • Nixon A J (1996) Equine Fracture Repair. Saunders, USA.
  • Dyce K M, Sack W O & Wensing C J G (1987) Textbook of Veterinary Anatomy. Saunders, USA.


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