Table 1

Number of joints (percentage) with radiographic DJD, pain on manipulation, crepitus, effusion, or thickening among 100 cats.

Joints

Radiographic DJD (%)

Pain (%)

Crepitus (%)

Effusion (%)

Thickening (%)

Number of joints with no pain, crepitus, effusion or thickening


R Elbow

33 (33%)

36 (40%)

26 (26.8%)

19 (19.6%)

34 (35.1%)

50


R Shoulder

11 (11%)

10 (11.4%)

2 (2.1%)

NA

2 (2.1%)

89


R Carpus

17 (17%)

3 (3.3%)

4 (4.1%)

1 (1%)

4 (4.2%)

92


R Hip

69 (69%)

33 (35.9%)

5 (5.1%)

NA

NA

66


R Stifle

54 (54%)

19 (20.7%)

10 (10.1%)

13 (13.3%)

14 (14.4%)

74


R Tarsus

46 (46%)

16 (17.4%)

11 (11.1%)

13 (13.1%)

10 (10.1%)

78


L Elbow

36 (36%)

30 (34.9%)

18 (19.6%)

16 (17.4%)

31 (33.7%)

57


L Shoulder

17 (17%)

13 (15.5%)

4 (4.6%)

NA

3 (3.4%)

85


L Carpus

14 (14%)

5 (5.8%)

1 (1.1%)

3 (3.3%)

5 (5.4%)

91


L Hip

62 (62%)

32 (35.2%)

7 (7.2%)

NA

NA

65


L Stifle

48 (48%)

20 (22%)

14 (14.4%)

12 (12.4%)

16 (16.5%)

73


L Tarsus

39 (39%)

15 (16.5%)

9 (9.3%)

10 (10.3%)

8 (8.2%)

80


Cervical

20 (20%)

3 (3%)

96


Thoracic

43 (43%)

8 (8.7%)

87


Lumbar

26 (26%)

24 (26.4%)

42


L-S

29 (29%)

24 (26.1%)

68


R, Right; L, Left. NA = not assessed. Column showing number of joints with no pain, crepitus, effusion or thickening shows numbers out of 100; numbers in this column for axial skeleton are for pain only

Lascelles et al. BMC Veterinary Research 2012 8:10   doi:10.1186/1746-6148-8-10

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