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Table 3 Distribution of the 875 articular process and rib joint lesions among the 37 pigs

From: Osteochondrosis and other lesions in all intervertebral, articular process and rib joints from occiput to sacrum in pigs with poor back conformation, and relationship to juvenile kyphosis

Pig Whole spine Cervical segment
Lesions Total: affected vertebrae Percentage Total: affected vertebrae Lesions Symmetric: asymmetric lesions One-sided: two-sided lesions OCa OCDb Cyst Other
1 24 28:13 46.4% 7:2 3 0:3 1:2 1 2
2* 11 28:7 25% 7:0
3 11 30:9 30% 7:3 4 0:4 0:4 4
4 20 28:16 57.1% 7:2 2 0:2 2:0 1 1
5 15 29:9 31% 7:0
6* 29 29:15 51.7% 7:2 3 0:3 1:2 3
7* 8 30:6 20% 7:0
8 14 28:11 39.3% 7:0
9 16 28:12 42.9% 7:5 6 0:6 2:4 4 2
10* 32 29:15 51.7% 7:0
11 10 29:7 24.1% 7:3 4 0:4 2:2 4
12* 13 28:8 28.6% 7:1 1 0:1 1:0 1 0 0 0
13 30 29:14 48.3% 7:3 4 0:4 0:4 4
14 19 27:10 37% 7:3 7 4:3 3:4 6 1
15* 36 29:19 65.5% 7:5 8 4:4 2:6 4 4
16* 21 30:14 46.7% 7:2 4 0:4 2:2 2 2 OAc
17 8 28:6 21.4% 7:1 1 0:1 1:0 1
18* 11 29:6 20.7% 7:1 1 0:1 1:0 1
19 22 29:13 44.8% 7:3 3 0:3 3:0 3
20 18 28:10 35.7% 7:3 5 0:5 3:2 3 2 OA
21 20 28:8 28.6% 7:2 2 0:2 2:0 1 1
22* 36 29:17 58.6% 7:2 4 2:2 4:0 3 1
23* 13 29:9 31% 7:0
24 12 29:7 24.1% 7:2 2 0:2 2:0 2
25* 17 29:12 41.4% 7:3 4 2:2 2:2 4
26* 26 28:16 57.1% 7:3 4 0:4 2:2 3 1
27* 23 29:17 58.6% 7:4 4 0:4 2:2 3 1
28* 44 28:19 67.9% 7:2 5 4:1 3:2 3 2
29* 28 29:16 55.2% 7:4 6 2:4 4:2 6
30* 22 29:11 37.9% 7:2 3 2:1 1:2 3
31 26 28:13 46.4% 7:2 2 0:2 0:2 2
32 35 28:20 71.4% 7:3 4 0:4 4:0 3 1
33* 16 27:8 29.6% 7:0
34 17 29:11 37.9% 7:1 2 2:0 2:0 2
35 30 28:16 57.1% 7:2 2 0:2 0:2 2
36 48 28:20 71.4% 7:5 8 2:6 6:2 6 1 1
37* 94 27:24 88.9% 7:4 6 4:2 2:4 6
SUM 875 1056: 464 1631% 259:80
30.9%
114 28:86 60:54 90 17 3 4
Mean 23.6 28.5: 12.5 44.1% 7:2.2 3.1 24.6%: 75.4% 52.6%: 47.4% 78.9% 14.9% 2.6% 3.6%
Median 20 29:12 42.9% 7:2 3       
Min 8 27:6 20% 0 0       
Max 94 29:24 88.9% 5 8       
1.9 lesions per affected vertebra 1.4 lesions per affected vertebra
Pig Thoracic segment Lumbar segment
Total: affected vertebrae Lesions Symmetric: asymmetric lesions One-sided: two-sided: three-sided lesions OC OCD Cyst Other Total: affected vertebrae Lesions Symmetric: asymmetric lesions One-sided: two-sided lesions OC OCD Cyst Other
1 15:6 8 2:6 8:0:0 6 2 6:5 13 12:1 5:8 13
2* 16:4 4 0:4 4:0:0 4 6:3 7 4:3 5:2 4 2 1
3 17:2 2 0:2 2:0:0 2 6:4 5 2:3 3:2 5
4 16:9 9 0:9 9:0:0 3 5 1 5:5 9 6:3 7:2 7 2
5 16:7 11 2:9 9:2:0 6 3 2 stu-mp 6:2 4 4:0 4:0 3 1
6* 16:7 11 4:7 11:0:0 7 3 1 6:6 15 10:5 5:10 15
7* 17:1 2 2:0 2:0:0 2 6:5 6 2:4 4:2 5 1
8 15:8 10 2:8 4:6:0 1 9 6:3 4 0:4 4:0 3 1
9 15:6 8 2:6 8:0:0 8 6:1 2 0:2 2:0 1 1
10* 16:9 14 2:12 10:4:0 12 1 1 6:6 18 12:6 6:12 12 6
11 16:2 2 0:2 2:0:0 2 6:2 4 0:4 2:2 3 1
12* 15:3 4 0:4 4:0:0 1 2 1 6:4 8 8:0 8:0 6 2
13 16:5 7 0:7 5:2:0 5 2 6:6 19 16:3 7:12 14 5
14 15:2 2 0:2 2:0:0 2 5:5 10 8:2 10:0 9 1
15* 16:8 9 0:9 9:0:0 5 3 1 6:6 19 14:5 5:14 14 1 4
16* 17:6 7 0:7 5:2:0 5 2 6:6 10 6:4 10:0 8 2
17 15:3 4 0:4 2:2:0 1 2 1 6:2 3 0:3 3:0 1 2
18* 16:3 3 0:3 3:0:0 2 1 6:2 7 4:3 5:2 3 3 1
19 16:4 5 2:3 5:0:0 3 2 6:6 14 10:4 8:6 13 1
20 15:2 2 0:2 2:0:0 2 6:5 11 6:5 5:6 8 3
21 15:0 6:6 18 14:4 6:12 6 11 1
22* 17:10 16 8:8 12:4:0 6 7 3 5:5 16 12:4 2:14 11 3 2
23* 16:7 9 4:5 9:0:0 3 3 3 6:2 4 2:2 2:2 2 1 1
24 16:1 1 0:1 1:0:0 1 6:4 9 6:3 5:4 4 2 1 2 OA
25* 16:4 4 0:4 4:0:0 2 1 1 6:5 9 4:5 3:6 7 2
26* 15:7 8 0:8 6:2:0 4 3 1 6:6 14 4:10 2:12 5 9
27* 16:7 9 0:9 7:2:0 5 3 1 6:6 10 6:4 8:2 10
28* 15:11 20 8:12 8:12:0 10 9 1 6:6 19 18:1 5:14 7 8 4
29* 16:7 10 0:10 5:2:3 9 1 6:5 12 8:4 4:8 7 5
30* 16:4 5 2:3 5:0:0 4 1 6:5 14 10:4 10:4 3 6 5
31 15:5 6 0:6 6:0:0 4 1 1 6:6 18 12:6 6:12 7 11
32 15:12 18 4:14 5:10:3 12 4 2 6:5 13 10:3 3:10 5 6 2
33* 14:4 4 0:4 2:2:0 1 2 1 6:4 12 10:2 6:6 10 2
34 16:4 4 0:4 2:2:0 4 6:6 11 4:7 3:8 9 2
35 16:11 23 8:15 10:10:3 15 1 2 5 Miscd 5:3 5 2:3 3:2 5
36 15:10 27 8:19 4:8:15 20 7 6:5 13 6:7 5:8 7 5 1
37* 14:14 73 42:31 17:56:0 62 10 1 0 6:6 15 10:5 7:8 11 3 1
SUM 579:215
37.1%
361 102:259 209:128:24 236 91 27 7 218:169
77.5%
400 262:138 188: 212 263 107 28 2
Mean 15.6:5.8 9.8 28.3%:71.7% 57.9%: 35.5%: 6.6% 65.4% 25.2% 7.5% 1.9% 5.9:4.6 10.8 65.5%: 34.5% 47%: 53% 65.8% 26.8% 7% 0.4%
Median 16:6 7        6:5 11       
Min 14:0 0        5:1 2       
Max 17:14 73        6:6 19       
1.7 lesions per affected vertebra 2.4 lesions per affected vertebra
  1. One-sided: 457 lesions/articulations. Two-sided: 394 lesions/197 articulations. Three-sided: 24 lesions/8 articulations. Total: 875 lesions/662 articulations
  2. *Pigs that received medical treatments are labelled with an asterisk
  3. aOC Osteochondrosis
  4. bOCD Osteochondrosis dissecans
  5. cOA Osteoarthritis
  6. dMisc Miscellaneous