Periódicos Brasileiros em Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia

p. 755-757

Aspectos radiográficos de condrodistrofia felina

Feliciano, M. A. RLeite, C. A. LVicente, W. R. R

Congenital, hereditary, and developmental diseases are common in small animals radiology. Chondrodystrophy is characterized to osteoarticular angular deformities. The aim of this study is to relate a case of feline chondrodystrophy, alteration uncommon in this species. The animal presented bone alterations in limbs, without healthy commitment at clinical examination. At radiographic evaluation, bone angulation was altered in long bones with articulation enlargement. It was concluded that, even uncommon in felines, chondrodystrophy may be an incidental radiographic finding, but with importance to epidemiologic aspect of this disease.(AU)

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