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Episodic falling syndrome (EFS) is a canine paroxysmal hypertonicity disorder found in Cavalier King Charles spaniels. Episodes are triggered by exercise, stress or excitement and characterized by progressive hypertonicity throughout the thoracic and pelvic limbs, resulting in a characteristic...

Author(s)
Gill, J. L.; Tsai, K. L.; Krey, C.; Noorai, R. E.; Vanbellinghen, J. F.; Garosi, L. S.; Shelton, G. D.; Clark, L. A.; Harvey, R. J.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Neurobiology of Disease, 2012, 45, 1, pp 130-136
Abstract

Paroxysmal dyskinesias are episodic movement disorders characterized by muscle hypertonicity that can produce involuntary movements. Signs emanate from the central nervous system; consciousness is not impaired, ictal electroencephalography is normal, and there are no autonomic signs, distinguishing ...

Author(s)
Urkasemsin, G.; Olby, N. J.
Publisher
W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Veterinary Clinics of North America, Small Animal Practice, 2014, 44, 6, pp 1091-1102
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Author(s)
Cucchi, A.; Descamps, M.
Publisher
Point Veterinaire Italie s.r.l., Milan, Italy
Citation
Settimana Veterinaria, 2021, 1179, pp 38-39
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Completed surveys were obtained from owners of 165 border collies experiencing repeated episodes of abnormal gait or collapse during strenuous exercise. Unremarkable veterinary evaluation and lack of disease progression over time made common systemic, cardiac, and neurologic causes of exercise...

Author(s)
Taylor, S.; Minor, K.; Shmon, C. L.; Shelton, G. D.; Patterson, E. E.; Mickelson, J. R.
Publisher
American Animal Hospital Association, Denver, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association, 2016, 52, 6, pp 364-370
Abstract

A Belgian population of ten breeds with a low to moderately low genetic diversity or which are relatively popular in Belgium, i.e. Bichon frise, Bloodhound, Bouvier des Flandres, Boxer, Cavalier King Charles spaniel, Irish setter, Papillon, Rottweiler, Golden retriever and Labrador retriever, was...

Author(s)
Beckers, E.; Poucke, M. van; Ronsyn, L.; Peelman, L.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ghent, Merelbeke, Belgium
Citation
Vlaams Diergeneeskundig Tijdschrift, 2016, 85, 4, pp 185-196
Abstract

CASE DESCRIPTION: A 5-year-old castrated male Maltese was evaluated for intermittent clinical signs of muscle cramping and abnormal movements of the skin of the right pelvic limb at the site where an infiltrative lipoma had twice been resected. After the second surgery, the surgical field was...

Author(s)
Rogatko, C. P.; Glass, E. N.; Kent, M.; Hammond, J. J.; Lahunta, A. de
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2016, 248, 5, pp 532-537
Abstract

The domestic dog (Canis familiaris) segregates more naturally-occurring diseases and phenotypic variation than any other species and has become established as an unparalled model with which to study the genetics of inherited traits. We used a genome-wide association study (GWAS) and targeted...

Author(s)
Forman, O. P.; Penderis, J.; Hartley, C.; Hayward, L. J.; Ricketts, S. L.; Mellersh, C. S.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS Genetics, 2012, 8, 1, pp e1002462
Abstract

Neuromuscular diseases are characterized by a permanent or episodic peripheral motor neuron disorder, and result from lesions in one of elements of the motor unit: the motor neuron, the neuromuscular junction or the muscle fibres. The majority of hereditary neuromuscular diseases affect juveniles...

Author(s)
Thibaud, J. L.; Tiret, L.; Blot, S.
Publisher
NÉVA Europarc, Créteil, France
Citation
Le Nouveau Praticien Vétérinaire Canine - Féline, 2007, No.33, pp 42-50
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Author(s)
Åblad, B.
Citation
Svensk Veterinärtidning, 1990, 42, 8-9, pp 385
News Article

Study finds a relatively low level of agreement between vets as to whether they thought episodes captured on video by pet owners were epileptic seizures or not.

Date
3 March 2015

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