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- Ludolphy, Catharina; Kahle, Patricia; Kierdorf, Horst; Kierdorf, Uwe
- BMC veterinary research 2018 v.14 no.1 pp. 150
- North Sea, etc ; Phoca vitulina; Phocine distemper virus; adults; correlation; death; epizootic diseases; females; health status; juveniles; males; morbidity; mortality; osteoarthritis; seals; skull; teeth; veterinary medicine; wildlife; Show all 19 Subjects
- ... BACKGROUND: Pathological changes and resulting functional impairment of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) can substantially affect physical condition, morbidity, and mortality of wildlife species. Analysis of TMJ disorders is therefore of interest for the characterization of the health status of populations of wild mammals. This paper, for the first time, analyses the prevalence of TMJ osteoarthri ...
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