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Background: Myelomalacia is a multifocal syndrome that causes haemorrhagic infarction of the spinal cord that can occur as a sequel to acute spinal cord injury. It occurs as a consequence of acute spinal cord trauma, usually by extrusion of intervertebral disc in the thoracolumbar spine, affecting...

Author(s)
Macedo, A. S.; Silva, R. B.; Dal-Bó, Í. dos S.; Gutierrez, L. G. de; Driemeier, D.; Alievi, M. M.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2013, 41, Suppl. 1, pp 21
Abstract

Myelomalacia is a haemorrhagic infarction of the spinal cord that can occur as a sequel to acute spinal cord injury. Myelomalacia may be focal or diffuse; the diffuse form is typically associated with cranial migration of neurologic signs ("ascending syndrome") and is often fatal. In a...

Author(s)
Lu, D.; Lamb, C. R.; Targett, M. P.
Publisher
American College of Veterinary Radiology, Raleigh, USA
Citation
Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound, 2002, 43, 4, pp 326-330
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Myelomalacia is an ischaemic or haemorrhagic necrosis of the spinal cord that can occur as a sequel to acute spinal cord injury. Myelomalacia may be focal or diffuse. The lesion is characterized by a combination of ischaemic and haemorrhagic spinal cord parenchyma infarction. Ascendant or...

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Gianotti, G. C.; Beheregaray, W. K.; Nóbrega, F. S.; Leal, J. de S.; Driemeier, D.; Voll, R.; Contesini, E. A.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2008, 36, 1, pp 59-62
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A 4-year-old neutered female terrier-cross was evaluated for an acute onset of paraplegia. Utilizing magnetic resonance (MR) imaging, the cause of the neurologic deficits was determined to be a lumbar intervertebral disc extrusion. The MR study additionally demonstrated parenchymal hyperintensity...

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Platt, S. R.; McConnell, J. F.; Bestbier, M.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Boston, USA
Citation
Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound, 2006, 47, 1, pp 78-82
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Lower motor neuron signs involving the hind limbs, anus and bladder were identified based on physical examination and clinical history of a 6.8-year-old mongrel dog and 2.6-year-old Cocker spaniel. The Cocker spaniel also displayed gradual cranial migration of neurologic deficit including...

Author(s)
Seong YunSang; Eom KiDong; Lee HaeOon; Lee JeongMin; Chang DongWoo; Lee KeunWoo; Jang KwangHo; Oh TaeHo
Publisher
Korean Society of Veterinary Clinics, Daegu, Korea Republic
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Clinics, 2004, 21, 2, pp 177-180
Abstract

The case details and the results of treatment of 34 dogs with thoracolumbar intervertebral disc disease, without deep pain perception, that had been treated by laminectomy and fenestration in the UK between 1994 and 1998, are presented. The association of a number of potential prognostic factors...

Author(s)
Scott, H. W.; McKee, W. M.
Citation
Journal of Small Animal Practice, 1999, 40, 9, pp 417-422
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Cover for nervous system diseases of small ruminants

Nervous diseases in small ruminants occur sporadically, rarely does the incidence exceed more than one to two per cent of the population at risk....

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