So I'm sitting here at work (I work ICU overnights) and the vets have alreayd left for the evening...but the more I stare at hte xrays, the more I think I'm overanalyzing them.
Short story: BYB Bull Terrier fell into my life. Needs bilateral TPLO's (different matter) but he's got thick scar tissue across the tops of both front legs. We took a VD view (unfortunately thats on film not digital) and one of the orthopedic vets I work with just said "Huh." Elbows looked "fuzzy" and there was a slight bow to his left front, but nothing major...she recommended I get some lateral views so we could look further into it.
So I just took the laterals and I think I'm just looking at them funny. Do his long bones look 'fuzzy' to other people? I've uploaded them as negative images as I think you can read them clearer.
Of course I'm going to consult with one of my vets on Monday, but as I'm sitting here alone for the next 12 hours I thought some armchair vets could help me out here :Phttp://img12.imageshack.us/img12/3391/catfish1o.jpghttp://img641.imageshack.us/img641/8751/catfish2.jpg
The results of these xrays don't really 'mean' anything except I'm fortunate enough to have access to a facility that can take them for pennies and I was just curious to see why he ambulated abnormally. I don't expect there to be anything I can DO about it...I just think they look strange.