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From: Ultrasonography of the distal limbs in Nellore and Girolando calves 8 to 12 months of age

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(A) Longitudinal anatomic section of a frozen specimen illustrating the transducer positions: dorsal longitudinal view of the metacarpophalangeal joint (a) and the interphalangeal joints (b); palmar/plantar transverse view for the evaluation of tendons and ligaments of the distal metacarpal/metatarsal region (arrow with white frame) and the pastern region (white arrow). (B) The transverse sonogram of a 12 month old Girolando calf (10.0 MHz linear transducer) shows how the measurements were carried out to assess the thickness of the superficial digital flexor tendon (SDFT) (1), and the thickness (2) and the width (3) of the deep digital flexor tendon (DDFT). M-metacarpal metaphysis, S-proximal sesamoidal bone, P1-first phalanx, P2-second phalanx, P3-third phalanx.

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