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KMID : 0359319900300040401
Korean Journal of Veterinary Research
1990 Volume.30 No. 4 p.401 ~ p.406
A five - legged calf - dipygus with an extra hindleg and an extra tail at the pelvic region



Abstract
A female Holstein calf with five legs and two tails was examined macroscopically and radiographically. The external feature included two normal forelimbs, two normal hindlimbs, a normal tail and each of underdeveloped extra hindlimb and tail, which was attached to the pelvic region. The extra hindlimb consisted of an underdeveloped femur, crural meromelia, duplicated calcaneous, partially duplicated metatarsal bone, three rows of digits with hoofs, This extra hindlimb was connected to an extra os coxa. The cervical and thoracic vertebrae were fused partially. The lumbar, sacral and coccygeal vertebrae were duplicated.
This calf is a dipygus associated with pygopagus parasiticus.
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