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Equine Anatomy - Fetlock

Radiograph of the Dorsopalmar(plantar) view

Dorsopalmar(plantar) view

Radiograph of the Lateral view

Lateral view

Radiograph of the Dorsopalmar(plantar) view

Dorsopalmar(plantar) view

Radiograph of the Dorsomedial to Palmar(plantar)olateral oblique view (DMPL-O)

Dorsomedial to Palmar(plantar)olateral oblique view (DMPL-O)

Radiograph of the Dorsolateral to Palmar(plantar)omedial oblique view (DLPM-O)

Dorsolateral to Palmar(plantar)omedial oblique view (DLPM-O)

A - Third metacarpal/ metatarsal bone

B - Proximal phalanx

C - Medial proximal sesamoid bone

D - Lateral proximal sesamoid bone

E - Metacarpo(tarso)- phalangeal joint

F - Middle phalanx

G - Third phalanx

H - Proximal interphalangeal joint

I - Distal interphalangeal joint

J - Depression for medial collateral ligament attachment

1 - Sagittal ridge

2 - Lateral condyle of third metacarpal/tarsal bone

3 - Palmar process of proximal phalanx

4 - Condyles of third metacarpal bone

5 - Proximal sesamoid bones

6 - Medial condyle of third metacarpal/tarsal bone