2003 Image Interpretation Session - Case 10

Name: “Eagle”
Breed: Arabian
Gender: Gelding
Age: 15 years old
History: Eagle presented with a one-year history of right hind lameness localized to the tarsus.

Physical examination findings included:

  • Temperature = 100.4oF
  • Pulse = 44
  • Respiratory rate = 20/min
  • Hydration – normal
  • Weight = 530 kg
  • Grade IV lameness of the right hind limb.

Imaging Studies:

  • Hind limb bone scan
  • Right tarsal radiographs (performed the day after bone scan)