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Inflammatory myopathies are a group of autoimmune diseases that affect muscles. In humans, the most common inflammatory myopathies are polymyositis, dermatomyositis, and inclusion body myositis. Autoantibodies may be found in humans with inflammatory myopathies, and these play an important role in...

Author(s)
Wu, X. H.; Li, Z. F.; Brooks, R.; Komives, E. A.; Torpey, J. W.; Engvall, E.; Gonias, S. L.; Shelton, G. D.
Publisher
American Association of Immunologists, Bethesda, USA
Citation
Journal of Immunology, 2007, 179, 7, pp 4939-4944
Abstract

Masticatory muscle myositis (MMM) is a immuno mediated neuromuscular disease of the masticatory muscles in dogs. In affected dogs the masticatory muscles are characterized by trismus while there is an absence of clinical abnormalities in other skeletal muscles. A 6 years old mongrel non-descript ...

Author(s)
Sivaraman, S.; Vijayakumar, G.; Venkatesakumar, E.; Ponnuswamy, K. K.
Publisher
Indian Veterinary Association, Chennai, India
Citation
Indian Veterinary Journal, 2016, 93, 7, pp 70-71
Abstract

A 4 year old non-descriptive male dog was brought to the Madras Veterinary College Teaching hospital with the history of inability to open the mouth since 10 days. Clinical examination revealed wasting of masticatory muscles, locked jaw (trismus) and enophthalmos. No other abnormalities were...

Author(s)
Kavitha, S.; Chandrasekaran, D.; Bhavani, M. S.; Thirunavukkarasu, P. S.
Publisher
Indian Veterinary Association, Chennai, India
Citation
Indian Veterinary Journal, 2016, 93, 7, pp 89-90
Abstract

The purpose of the current study was to describe electrophysiological tests applied in masticatory muscle myositis and analysis of the electrodiagnostic abnormalities recorded in dogs with those conditions, because neuroelectrophysiology has a crucial role in the diagnosis of diseases, being...

Author(s)
Stanciu, G. D.; Ștefănescu, R.; Chiriac, I. S. B.; Musteață, M.; Solcan, Gh.
Publisher
Asociația Generală a Medicilor Veterinari din România, București, Romania
Citation
Revista Română de Medicină Veterinară, 2017, 27, 2, pp 30-34
Abstract

A retrospective study was performed on 200 randomly selected cases of inflammatory myopathy in dogs from diagnostic muscle biopsies received at the Comparative Neuromuscular Laboratory, University of California, San Diego. The most common clinical signs in dogs diagnosed with an inflammatory ...

Author(s)
Evans, J.; Levesque, D.; Shelton, G. D.
Publisher
American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Lakewood, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2004, 18, 5, pp 679-691
Abstract

Masticatory muscle myositis (MMM) is a common idiopathic autoimmune inflammatory myopathy in dogs characterised by a focal inflammation of the masticatory muscles digastricus, temporalis, pterygoid and masseteric. Large dog breeds seem to be predisposed and the median age of onset is around two...

Author(s)
Motta, L.
Publisher
Veterinary Business Development Ltd, Peterborough, UK
Citation
Veterinary Times, 2013, 43, 35, pp 5-6
Abstract

Objectives: To describe low- and high-field MRI characteristics of occult masticatory muscle lesions in basset hounds. Materials and Methods: Retrospective review of the MR images of the heads of 44 basset hounds that had been imaged for reasons unrelated to suspected muscle disease. Results: In...

Author(s)
Lorek, A.; Spencer, S. E.; Dennis, R.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Small Animal Practice, 2018, 59, 10, pp 634-640
Abstract

Background: Seven male Labrador Retriever puppies from 3 different litters, born to clinically normal dams and sires, were evaluated for progressive weakness and muscle atrophy. Muscle biopsies identified a congenital myopathy with pathologic features consistent with myotubular myopathy. Further...

Author(s)
Snead, E. C. R.; Taylor, S. M.; Kooij, M. van der; Cosford, K.; Beggs, A. H.; Shelton, G. D.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2015, 29, 1, pp 254-260
Abstract

Objective - To document computed tomography (CT) features in dogs with masticatory myositis. Design - Retrospective case series. Animals - 7 dogs with an immunologic diagnosis of masticatory myositis and an absence of clinical abnormalities of any skeletal muscles other than the masticatory...

Author(s)
Reiter, A. M.; Schwarz, T.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2007, 231, 6, pp 924-930
AbstractFull Text

The occurrence of myositis of chew muscles is a relatively sporadic clinical disease in dogs and cats. However, this condition affects especially the large breed dogs and middle-aged, but may arise out of these patterns. The characteristic of disease is difficult to open the mouth, drooling,...

Author(s)
Araújo, E. K. D.; Honório, T. G. A. da F.; Lima, L. T. dos R.; Silva, M. G. da; Santana, M. das V.; Rodrigues, K. F.; Costa, S. D. P.
Publisher
Pubvet, Maringá, Brazil
Citation
PUBVET, 2017, 11, 2, pp 138-142

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