Carpal region

Denis J. Marcellin-Little, Dirsko J.F. von Pfeil

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


This chapter discusses conditions affecting the carpal region (i.e. any of the structures affecting the carpal joint and surrounding area). A brief discussion of the clinically relevant local anatomy is followed by a detailed description of the history, physical examination, and diagnostic findings typically found in patients presenting with pathology of this region.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCanine Lameness
Number of pages23
ISBN (Electronic)9781119473992
ISBN (Print)9781119474029
StatePublished - Jan 3 2020


  • Angular limb deformity
  • Carpal flexural deformity
  • Carpal hyperextension
  • Hypertrophic osteodystrophy (HOD)
  • Immune-mediated polyarthritis (IMPA)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • veterinary(all)


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