Flashcards in Equine Deck (25):
CT is good to look at head, neck and distal extremities of horses?
enables rapid screening of patient for increased or decreased bone metabolic activity
also soft tissue scan where hot spots of increased activity attributed to greater blood supply and inflammation
Large animal diseases are commonly immune mediated or neoplasia?
No, both of those are rare in large animals
4 views required to look at equine joints?
Dorsopalmar view hilights
medial and lateral aspect
Lateromedial view hilights
dorsal and palmar aspects
DMPLO view hilights
dorsolateral and medialpalmar
DLPMO view hilights
dorsomedial and lateralpalmar
To ensure technical quality of image of distal extremities
clean lateral sulci
pack with moldable material
The most commonly affected joint in horses with hindlimb lameness is
the lateral trochlear ridge can be identified by the
large notch at its distal aspect
The calcaneus of the tarsus is
Most common location of osteochondrosis in the tarsus is
intermediate ridge of the distal tibia (DIRT)
Best view to see osteochondrosis in DIRT of tarsus is
What is Bone Spavin
degenerative joint disease of the tarsus
most common cause of lameness in the tarsus is
degenerative joint disease
2 joints of the tarsus most frequently involved with degenerative joint disease are
T/f: periarticular osteophyte formation is most common finding with tarsal DJD?
Accessory carpal bone is
Step formation in carpus seen in which view?
Splints of metacarpal/-tarsal
periosteal reaction and possible synostosis of metacarpal/-tarsal bones
Crena marginis solearis
smooth rounded concavity of distal phalanx solar margin (more prominent in hindlimb)
More than ____ synovial invaginations (radiolucent) that are triangular in shape are acceptablr
What shape synovial invagination is bad