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In the present work it was proposed to expand the knowledge of myasthenia gravis (MG) in the canine species with the aim of improving the diagnosis and treatment of the affected patients. The use of pyridostigmine bromide as a diagnosis and treatment, presence of postsynaptic nicotinic receptor...

Author(s)
Montoro, A.; Gilardoni, L. R.; Lopez, M. C.; Mieroswki, A.; Mundo, S. L.; Espina, C.; Laura Marina, N. A.; Suraniti, A. P.
Publisher
Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad del Zulia, Maracaibo, Venezuela
Citation
Revista Cientifica, Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad del Zulia, 2018, 28, 2, pp 136-138
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Nine dogs presented with signs of chronic regurgitation and weight loss were subjected to clinical, laboratory and imaging diagnostic techniques. Survey radiographs and barium contrast radiography confirmed esophageal diverticulum associated with megaesophagus in one, constriction of lower...

Author(s)
Ramesh, P.; Kavitha, S.; Jeyaraja, K.; Chandrasekaran, D.; Prasad, S. A.; Jayathangaraj, M. G.
Publisher
Indian Veterinary Association, Chennai, India
Citation
Indian Veterinary Journal, 2019, 96, 9, pp 65-66
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Five canines from 4 to 9 years of age were diagnosed with acquired myasthenia gravis in association with masticatory muscle myositis, in the Hospital School of the Faculty of Veterinary Sciences of Buenos Aires, during the 2013-2016 period. The diagnosis was confirmed by performing specific...

Author(s)
Mundo, S.; Montoro, A.; Vitale, V.; Kim, A.; Duchene, A.
Publisher
Universidad de la Salle, Bogota, Colombia
Citation
Revista de Medicina Veterinaria, 2019, 38, pp 41-46
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This article reports on a case of thymoma associated with myasthenia gravis in a dog, emphasizing the morphological, phenotypical and therapeutical aspects. A 7-year-old, male Labrador, was presented with a history of acute dyspnoea and exercise intolerance. The physical examination revealed a...

Author(s)
Horta, R. dos S.; Figueiredo, M. da S.; Costa, M. B. F.; Costa, M. de P.; Vogas e Silva, L.; Gonçalves, A. de B. B.; Cassali, G. D.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2018, 46, Supplement, pp 277
Abstract

Neuromuscular diseases are not common in clinical routine of dogs and cats and their diagnosis is a challenge for the veterinarian. This paper reports the clinical diagnosis and the therapy given to a four-year-old mixed-breed female dog with a history of claudication and intermittent paresis,...

Author(s)
Santos Lopes Fernandes, M. E. dos; Brock, G. W.; Peixoto, A. J. R.; Corrêa, C. G.; Oliveira, P. de; Adeodato, A. G.; Silva, M. F. A. da; Coelho, C. M. M.
Publisher
Sociedade de Medicina Veterinária do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janerio, Brazil
Citation
Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2020, 42, e106320,
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Myasthenia gravis (MG) is a neuromuscular disorder caused by a reduction in the number of functional nicotinic acetylcholine receptors in the postsynaptic membrane. Some infectious neurological diseases can mimic this situation. The study describes a case of MG in dogs, showing the conduct in...

Author(s)
Gadêlha, K. M.; Oliveira, I. V. P. de M.; Macêdo, L. B. de; Pimentel, M. M. L.; Calado, E. B.; Costa, M. T.; Filgueira, K. D.
Publisher
Fedearl University of Ceará, Fortaleza, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Higiene e Sanidade Animal, 2015, 9, 4, pp 665-674
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Two dogs were presented with history of regurgitation. Both dogs were diagnosed with focal myasthenia gravis (FMG). Thoracic radiography was consisted with megaesophagus. Acetylcholine receptors (AChRs) antibody titer was positive. Both dogs were treated with pyridostigmine bromide as sole...

Author(s)
Atiba, A.; Yoshida, C.; Nakashima, N.; Ueno, H.; Uzuka, Y.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt
Citation
Journal of Advanced Veterinary Research, 2014, 4, 3, pp 145-148
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The aim of this paper is to describe a case of acquired myasthenia gravis in a 6-month-old male Exotic Shorthair cat. A 6-month-old male Exotic Shorthair cat was referred to the Veterinary Clinic with a 2-day history of flaccid paralysis of the four limbs. The cat was feeding well and defecating...

Author(s)
Macedo, A. S.; Silva, R. B.; Fett, R. R.; Minto, B. W.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2015, 43, Supplement, pp 104
Abstract

A 6-month-old, male, intact mixed breed dog was presented for a 3-month history of progressive generalized weakness. Neurologic examination revealed non-ambulatory tetraparesis, weakness of the head and neck, and decreased withdrawal reflexes in all limbs consistent with a generalized neuromuscular ...

Author(s)
Blakey, T. J.; Michaels, J. R.; Guo, L. T.; Hodshon, A. J.; Shelton, G. D.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2017, 4, October, pp 173
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Three dogs (An 8 years-old intact female Poodle, a 7 years-old intact male Schunauzer, and an 8 years-old Golden Retriever) were presented due to acute vomiting, dyspnea, and generalized weakness. Megaesophagus was confirmed through radiographic examination in all 3 dogs. Relative oesophageal...

Author(s)
Lee HeeChun; Jeon JoonHyeok; Cho KyuWoan; Kang ByeongTeck; Jung DongIn
Publisher
Korean Society of Veterinary Clinics, Seoul, Korea Republic
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Clinics, 2012, 29, 1, pp 107-111

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