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Equine Anatomy - Tarsus

Radiograph of the Lateral view

Lateral view

Radiograph of the Dorsoplantar view

Dorsoplantar view

Radiograph of the Dorsomedial to Plantarolateral oblique view (DMPL-O)

Dorsomedial to Plantarolateral oblique view (DMPL-O)

Radiograph of the Dorsolateral to Plantaromedial oblique view (DLPM-O)

Dorsolateral to Plantaromedial oblique view (DLPM-O)

A - Tibia

B - Calcaneus

C - Central tarsal bone

D - Third tarsal bone

E - Fourth tarsal bone

F - Third metatarsal bone

G - Fourth metatarsal bone

H - Second metatarsal bone

I - Tarsocrural joint

J - Talocalcaneal- centroquatral joint

K - Centrodistal joint

L - Tarsometarsal joint

M - Talocalcaneal joint

N - 1st and 2nd tarsal bone

1 - Medial trochlear tali

2 - Medial malleolus

3 - Lateral malleolus

4 - Lateral trochlear tali

5 - Sustentaculum tali

6 - Distal intermediate ridge of tibia