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  • Management of Reptiles
  • Water dragons, radiograph

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    Water dragons, radiograph

    Radiographs of two water dragons. The one on the left illustrates normal skeletal mineralization, while the one on the right shows secondary nutritional hyperparathyroidism (a metabolic bone disease) with cortical thinning, reduced mineralization, and pathologic fractures (arrows).

    Courtesy of Dr. Stephen Divers.

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