Posts Tagged: hip dysplasia

Wordless Wednesday: What’s your diagnosis #27

This is an pelvic x-ray of a 4 year old Lab mix that was having left hind limb lameness for about one month.  Physical exam revealed pain on extension of hip.  What’s your diagnosis?

I will answer diagnostic questions as they are requested so stay tuned!

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Wordless Wednesday: What’s your diagnosis #27

This is an pelvic x-ray of a 4 year old Lab mix that was having left hind limb lameness for about one month.  Physical exam revealed pain on extension of hip.  What’s your diagnosis?

I will answer diagnostic questions as they are requested so stay tuned!

Check back later in the week for the answer!  If you have an Ask Dr. Anna question you would like answered, please post them in the comment section. Stay up to date on all the latest by subscribing to my blog.  Also “like” me on Facebook.

Hip Dysplasia: What Is It And How To Treat

hip dysplasia

Hip dysplasia is abnormal growth of the hip that occurs during a puppy’s growing phase.

This week’s article is the answer to Wednesday’s blog post titled what’s your diagnosis. If you missed it, I would recommend you go back and take a look at the x-ray.  Hip dysplasia is a hereditary condition which is more prominent in large breed dogs, especially German Shepherds, Saint Bernards, Labradors Retrievers and Golden Retrievers. Continue…

Wordless Wednesday… What’s your diagnosis #2?

Petey VD Pelvis

This is a hip x-ray from a 10 year old Dalmatian mix with chronic history of lameness and difficulty getting up. 

Below is a comparison so that you can see what normal looks like.

Hip comparison

The abnormal view is a magnification of the right hip in the 1st x-ray.  The hand is pointing at the hip joint.

What’s your diagnosis?  What are the treatment options?

Come back Sunday to discover the answers to these questions and more about this common disease!

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