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Navicular bone: navicular disease 03 – LM radiograph

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Navicular bone: navicular disease 03 - LM radiograph

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  1. Mineral deposits in this deep digital flexor tendon following chronic tendinitis.
  2. Dorsal remodeling of the navicular bone; in slightly oblique views this could be mistaken for the opposite cortex of the navicular bone.
  3. The flexor surface of the navicular bone is irregular providing a constant source of mechanical irritation to the deep digital flexor tendon.