عنوان مقاله [English]
Tawny Eagle (Aquila rapax) is one of the Iranian eagle that its habitat limited to southeast of Iran. The bird has brown color and its size varies between 65 to 79 cm. Mostly feeds from small mammals, reptiles and frogs and be found in steppe and dry plains. Since they have a free-live, infectious diseases in them is rare. The aim of this paper is to report of radiological funding in osteomyelitis in foot of tawny eagle. In the spring of 2015, an tawny eagle with deep and chronic wounds in the left foot was refer to veterinary clinics of Shahrekord University. In first, X-ray in lateral and dorsopalmar was prepared. In lateral views, separating the first finger (Hallux) with soft tissue swelling around the tarsometatarsal-phalangeal joint was clearly visible. Also the symptoms of the reconstructive tissue and new bone formation or bone lysis was not seen in this view. In dorsopalmar radiograph, palisaide like periosteum reaction around the distal area of tarsometatarsal and with more intensity on the medial surface of this bone was found. Based on the history of the bird and the presence of deep and chronic sore in the plantar surface and according to the form and severity of radiographic signs complications was detected as active osteomyelitis.