Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Radiology: appendicular skeleton (long bones)

Contributor(s): Laura Garrett, Fraser J McConnell

Introduction

Overview
  • Skeletal radiography allows assessment of bone and, to a limited extent, soft tissue.

For lameness examination radiology should follow clinical examination and localization of the site of lameness.

Screening radiographs of the entire limb are unrewarding and may lead to erroneous diagnosis.

Radiographic considerations

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Indications

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Interpretation

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Additional studies

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