Musculoskeletal System

Bone - Fracture

    Bone - Fracture in a female F344/N rat. A section of tibia illustrates a fracture of cortical bone with displacement of the distal tibia and associated hemorrhage and fibrin deposition.
    Bone - Fracture in a male B6C3F1/N mouse from a chronic study. In his section of a vertebra, a focal cortical bone fracture (arrowhead) is associated with mild to moderate hemorrhage.


    Mark J. Hoenerhoff, DVM, PhD, DACVP
    Associate Professor
    In Vivo Animal Core,Unit for Laboratory Animal Medicine
    University of Michigan
    Ann Arbor, MI

    Amy Brix, DVM, PhD, DACVP
    Senior Pathologist
    Experimental Pathology Laboratories, Inc.
    Research Triangle Park, NC


    Philip H. Long, DVM, PhD, DACVP
    Presiden and Senior Pathologist
    Vet Path Services, Inc.
    Mason, OH

    Joel R. Leininger, DVM, PhD, DACVP
    JRL Consulting, LLC
    Chapel Hill, NC