Alan Ruggles, Jeffrey Watkins
Fractures of the equine radius are usually secondary to trauma, often caused by a kick by another horse.
The most common types of radial fractures are:
A complete series of radiographs, including DP, LM and oblique views are necessary to demonstrate the fracture and delineate all fracture lines.
Left: complete series of a comminuted diaphyseal radius fracture (V) in a pony.