Equine Diagnostic Imaging Decision Tree

Diagnosing lameness in horses can be challenging, but veterinarians have an arsenal of imaging modalities available to help them make an accurate diagnosis. Sponsored by AstoCT.

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Veterinarians can use one or more diagnostic techniques--from traditional radiographs and ultrasound to advanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography (CT), and more--to get better idea of what's going on inside a horse.

You're trying to figure out why your horse is lame. But with such an array of imaging options, how do you know where to start?

Here are modalities your vet might recommend based on your horse's lameness:


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