Iran J Vet Surg, Print ISSN: 2008-3033, Online ISSN: 2676-6299

Document Type : Original Article


1 Department of Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran.

2 Department of Basic Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Kerman, Iran.


Objective- The purpose of this study was to assess and describe the radiographic anatomy of the bony structures in the head of sheep.
Design- Experimental study.
Animals- Fifteen mature Afshari sheep.
Procedures- Radiographs were made out of the head of the animals in lateral and dorsoventral views. Radiographic anatomy was analyzed with results from gross dissection of 5 specimens.
Results- Detectable anatomic structures of the head were studied in details and labeled in each radiographic view.
Conclusion and Clinical Relevance- The results of this study can help better understanding of the head skeletal components anatomy and their relationships in the head radiography of the sheep.


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