Mary B Whitcomb, Luis P. Lamas, Marcus Head

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


This Chapter describes the ultrasonography of the thoracic and lumbar spine and the pelvis. The indications for ultrasound and the methods for performing ultrasounds are detailed. Changes to the echogeneity, size and shape of the important structures in these areas are detailed, with particular emphasis on the supraspinous ligament, the dorsal sacro-iliac ligament and the ligaments of the pelvis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEquine Neck and Back Pathology
Subtitle of host publicationDiagnosis and Treatment
Number of pages22
ISBN (Electronic)9781118974520
ISBN (Print)9781118974445
StatePublished - Jan 11 2018


  • Dorsal sacro-iliac ligament
  • Echongenicity
  • Supraspinous ligament
  • Ultrasound

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • veterinary(all)

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