Friday, May 5, 2017

Skull from a 10 month old Newfoundland dog with craniomandibular osteopathy. Craniomandibular osteopathy, also known as lion’s jaw, is a developmental disease in dogs causing extensive bony changes in the mandible and skull. In this disease, a...

Skull from a 10 month old Newfoundland dog with craniomandibular osteopathy. Craniomandibular osteopathy, also known as lion’s jaw, is a developmental disease in dogs causing extensive bony changes in the mandible and skull. In this disease, a cyclical resorption of normal bone and replacement by immature bone occurs along the inner and outer surfaces of the affected bones. It usually occurs between the ages of 3 and 8 months
Photo credit: @annika.nor

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