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Reasons for performing the study: In contrast with reports in man and small animals, a systematic classification of seizures in horses is lacking. Objectives: The purpose of this study was to classify seizures based on their aetiology and to characterise epilepsy in 104 horses presented for ...

Author(s)
Lacombe, V. A.; Mayes, M.; Mosseri, S.; Reed, S. M.; Fenner, W. R.; Ou, H. T.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2012, 44, 6, pp 646-651
Abstract

Seizures are a diverse and very common set of chronic neurologic disorders in humans and dogs but are less common in horses. Seizures refer to a specific clinical event (described as sudden and severe) regardless of the etiology, which includes both intracranial and extracranial causes. Therefore,...

Author(s)
Lacombe, V. A.
Publisher
Dove Medical Press Ltd, Macclesfield, UK
Citation
Veterinary Medicine: Research and Reports, 2015, 6, pp 301-308
Abstract

Juvenile idiopathic epilepsy (JIE) is an inherited disease characterized by recurrent seizures during the first year of life in Egyptian Arabian horses. Definitive diagnosis requires an electroencephalogram (EEG) performed by a veterinary specialist. A recent study has suggested that a 19 base-pair ...

Author(s)
Rivas, V. N.; Aleman, M.; Peterson, J. A.; Dahlgren, A. R.; Hales, E. N.; Finno, C. J.
Publisher
MDPI Publishing, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Genes, 2019, 10, 10,
Abstract

Reasons for performing the study: Although many studies have been performed to classify seizures by type in man and small animals, a similar study in horses is lacking. Objectives: The aims of this study were as follows: (1) to characterise the distribution of seizure types in 104 horses presented...

Author(s)
Lacombe, V. A.; Mayes, M.; Mosseri, S.; Reed, S. M.; Ou, T. H.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2014, 46, 4, pp 441-445
Abstract

Background: The carrier status of lavender foal syndrome (LFS), cerebellar abiotrophy (CA), severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID), and occipitoatlantoaxial malformation (OAAM1) in foals with juvenile idiopathic epilepsy (JIE) is unknown. Hypothesis/Objectives: To determine the carrier status of...

Author(s)
Aleman, M.; Finno, C. J.; Weich, K.; Penedo, M. C. T.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2018, 32, 1, pp 465-468
Abstract

The history of twenty-two French Bulldogs with epileptic seizures was retrospectively investigated to describe the aetiology and the outcome. French Bulldogs with more than one unprovoked convulsive epileptic seizure more than 24 hours apart and that had been subjected to clinical and neurological...

Author(s)
Chan, T.; Leschnik, M.; Pakozdy, A.
Publisher
Gröbner GmbH, Oberwart, Austria
Citation
Wiener Tierärztliche Monatsschrift, 2019, 106, 11/12, pp 233-239
Abstract

Epilepsy in the horse is diagnosed based on clinical signs, but diagnosing can be difficult if a grand mal is not present. The future prospects of the horse and potentially the safety of the owner depend on an accurate diagnosis. This review presents information on epilepsy and focuses on the...

Author(s)
Ree, M. van der; Wijnberg, I.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Veterinary Quarterly, 2012, 32, 3/4, pp 159-167
Abstract

Intracranial neoplasia in horses is rare compared to other species. Detailed information such as neurological, electroencephalographic, and histopathological examination of horses with intracranial neoplasia associated with seizures is scarce in the literature. Furthermore, ganglioglioma has not...

Author(s)
Easton-Jones, C.; Woolard, K.; Mohr, F. C.; Roy, M. A.; Aleman, M.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2019, 6, October, pp 356
Abstract

A 550 kg Thoroughbred broodmare born in 2007 was evaluated repeatedly over five breeding seasons because of episodic seizures, which occurred only after vaccination. The mare had no health problems other than repetitive reactive, focal seizures that occurred over a 5-year period, in each case after ...

Author(s)
Barros, T.; Moran, G.; Uberti, B.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2019, 73, pp 106-109
Abstract

Accumulating evidence suggests that epileptic seizures originating from the temporal lobe (TL) occur in cats. Typically, affected animals have clinically focal seizures with orofacial automatisms including salivation, facial twitching, lip smacking, chewing, licking, and swallowing. Motor arrest...

Author(s)
Kitz, S.; Thalhammer, J. G.; Glantschnigg, U.; Wrzosek, M.; Klang, A.; Halasz, P.; Shouse, M. N.; Pakozdy, A.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2017, 31, 3, pp 633-640

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