*These categories are for use with metamorphosing (4 legs) or adult frogs and toads.

*Start exam from the head and work toward the hind legs, noting any abnormalities seen by checking the boxes below.

*If a deformity is seen that does not fit into one of the categories below, please describe the deformity in the sections marked "other".

*Deformities that are difficult to describe can be drawn in on the frog diagram below.

*NOTE:  "Left" and "Right" refer to viewing the frog from above as it would rest normally.

 

Eyes                                                                                                        Extra Limbs:

L   R                                                                                                        How many extra limbs are present:_______________________

[ ] [ ]        eye absent                                                                                              

[ ] [ ]        eye smaller than normal                                                          For each extra limb, describe location of origin (left or right, hip,

[ ] [ ]        pupil abnormally shaped                                                        knee, spine, etc.)  Also specify musculature (larger or smaller

[ ] [ ]     eye in unusual position__________________                       than normal limb), and completeness (entire limb present, or

                extra eye(s)___________________________                       portion of part is present (thigh, thigh and calf, foot, etc.). Draw

                other________________________________                        the extra limbs on the frog diagram below.            

                                               

Jaws:                                                                                                      Extra Limb #1

L   R

[ ] [ ]        lower jaw shortened                                                                Location_____________________________________________

[ ] [ ]        upper jaw shortened                                                              

[ ] [ ]        other deformity_________________________                     Musculature__________________________________________

 

Front Limbs:                                                                                         Completeness_________________________________________      

L    R                                                                                                                      

[ ] [ ]        Entire limb missing at shoulder                                               Extra Limb #2        

[ ] [ ]        Limb partially missing____________________                    Location_____________________________________________

[ ] [ ]        Foot missing                                                          

[ ] [ ]        Complete calf (tiobiofibula) present, abnormal                      Musculature__________________________________________       

                musculature  

[ ]            enlarged

[ ]            [ ]  small (atrophied)                                                               Completeness_________________________________________

[ ] [ ]        digits missing from foot__________________     

[ ] [ ]        digits fused or clubbed___________________                      Please describe other extra limbs below.                         

[ ] [ ]        Other_________________________________                     [ ] Retained tail                                                                    

 

Spine:                                                                                                                    Fully: (length)_____________________________

L  R                                                                                                                         Partially: (length)___________________________

[ ] [ ]        Curved to the left or right (scoliosis)                                                                     

[ ] [ ]        Other_________________________________                     [ ] Any bleeding or fresh injuries?  __________________

 

Webbing (cutaneous fusion):                                                              [ ] Other abnormalities____________________________

L   R                                                                                                                       

[ ] [ ]        between thigh and calf (femur and tibiofibula)                      

[ ] [ ]        other_________________________________     

 

Hind Limb:

L   R

[ ] [ ]        Entire limb present,  unusual angle (twisted, rotated, etc.)

[ ] [ ]        Entire limb present, abnormal size (atrophied, enlarged)

[ ] [ ]        digits missing from foot___________________________

[ ] [ ]        digits shortened, fused or clubbed___________________

[ ] [ ]        digits in abnormal location________________________

[ ] [ ]        extra digits_____________________________________

[ ] [ ]        foot missing (tarsal bone)

[ ] [ ]        complete calf (tibiofibula) present, abnormal musculature

                                [ ] enlarged

                                [ ] small (atrophied)

[ ] [ ]        portion of calf (tibiofibula) missing:

                                [ ] estimate length present___________________

[ ] [ ]        entire calf (tibiofibula) missing

[ ] [ ]        complete thight (femur) present, abnormal musculature

                                [ ] enlarged

                                [ ] small (atrophied)

[ ] [ ]        portion of thigh (femur) missing

                                (estimate length present)____________________

[ ] [ ]        entire limb missing

[ ] [ ]        other___________________________________________

 

Abnormal color or pattern: ________________________________