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Picture of a standing horse from side showing the positioning of the X-ray machine and the cassette to take the skyline view of the carpus

 

radio lucent line highlighted in red between second and third carpal bones overlying radial carpal colored in purple

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


The third carpal bone is not clearly vivible on this view.
The intermediate carpal bone (in red at the bottom right) and the radial carpal bone (in purple at the bottom left) are superimposed on the third carpal bone.
The articular space between the third and fourth carpal bones is visible as a lucent line, colored in yellow.
The articular space between the third and second carpal bones is visible as a lucent line, colored in red.