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Case summary: A 16-year-old domestic shorthair cat was evaluated for acute-onset right pelvic limb monoparesis localized to the sciatic nerve. MRI revealed a homogeneously contrast-enhancing, well-demarcated mass effacing the right sciatic nerve from its intravertebral origin to the end of the...

Author(s)
Beasley, M. J.; Hiebert, E. C.; Daw, D. N.; Alexander, K. J.; Gambino, J. M.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 2019, 5, 1, pp 11-2055116919833534
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Background: Reports of motor polyneuropathies in young cats are scarce. Further, in-depth electrophysiologic evaluation to confirm a motor polyneuropathy in young cats of various breeds other than 2 Bengal cats is lacking. Hypothesis/Objectives: To confirm a motor polyneuropathy in young cats of...

Author(s)
Aleman, M.; Dickinson, P. J.; Williams, D. C.; Sturges, B. K.; LeCouteur, R. A.; Vernau, K. M.; Shelton, G. D.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2014, 28, 6, pp 1789-1798
Abstract

Divergent differentiation is encountered frequently within human malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumours (MPNSTs). The new component is often a rhabdomyosarcoma, but in animals this specific form of divergent differentiation within MPNSTs has only been reported once (in a dog). Incisional wedge ...

Author(s)
Stoll, A. L.; Suárez-Bonnet, A.; Summers, B. A.; Priestnall, S. L.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Comparative Pathology, 2018, 165, pp 1-5
Abstract

Histochemical techniques used in examination of muscle biopsies typically require frozen sections. Given that most of the specimens submitted to a veterinary laboratory for diagnosis are formalin-fixed, the choice of staining methods is limited. We aimed to further advance the diagnostic...

Author(s)
Shiga, T.; Uchida, K.; Chambers, J. K.; Nakayama, H.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 2017, 29, 6, pp 805-813
Abstract

In cats, lymphoma (lymphosarcoma) is the most common neoplasm affecting the spinal cord and the second most common intracranial tumour. Although lymphoma commonly develops in the spinal cord as a part of a multicentric process, a primary form may occur. Lymphoma can exhibit a wide range of...

Author(s)
Mandara, M. T.; Motta, L.; Calò, P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Journal, 2016, 216, pp 109-116
Abstract

A two-year-old spayed female Persian cat demonstrated weight loss, anorexia, and vomiting for one week. Hematologic findings suggested chronic renal failure. Radiography and ultrasonography revealed severe bilateral renomegaly with hypoechoic nodules and subcapsular hypoechoic rim. Fine needle...

Author(s)
Kim MiRyung; Son JungMin; Lee SeoungJin; Jang SeongHwan; Kim JaeHoon
Publisher
Korean Society of Veterinary Clinics, Seoul, Korea Republic
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Clinics, 2019, 36, 6, pp 353-357
Abstract

The malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor is an uncommon tumor in cats. Cytological preparations can be used to diagnose such neoplasia, being a useful tool to characterize a spindle cell tumor presenting several criteria of malignancy. Histopathological examination is required for a definitive...

Author(s)
Cecco, B. S. de; Silva, T. M. da; Felin, D. V.; Weber, V. M.; Dutra, L. S.; Kommers, G. D.; Andrade, C. M. de
Publisher
Springer Science + Business Media, London, UK
Citation
Comparative Clinical Pathology, 2018, 27, 3, pp 803-806
Abstract

Practical relevance: Weakness is a relatively common clinical presentation in feline medicine and can be caused by primary neuromuscular disease or by diseases of other body systems affecting the neuromuscular system secondarily. Successful work-up relies on a thorough clinical and neurological...

Author(s)
Volk, H. A.; Shihab, N.; Matiasek, K.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2011, 13, 11, pp 837-849
Abstract

Background: With the exception of diabetic neuropathy, polyneuropathy associated with hyperchylomicronemia, and a few inherited polyneuropathies, peripheral neuropathies are poorly characterized in cats. A chronic polyneuropathy is described in a cohort of young Bengal cats. Objective: To...

Author(s)
Bensfield, A. C.; Evans, J.; Pesayco, J. P.; Mizisin, A. P.; Shelton, G. D.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2011, 25, 4, pp 882-889
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A nine-year-old male European shorthair cat with rapidly enlarging mass at the left kidney doubted to be malignant was presented. The purpose of this study is to present the clinical, radiological and pathological findings of a primary renal tumor in the cat. Grossly, the mass mostly encapsulated...

Author(s)
Sharif, M.; Mohamed, A.; Rei, M.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tripoli, Tripoli, Libya
Citation
Open Veterinary Journal, 2017, 7, 3, pp 214-220

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