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Case Description: A 10-month-old castrated male domestic longhair cat was evaluated for increasing frequency of episodic limb rigidity. Clinical Findings: The cat presented for falling over and lying recumbent with its limbs in extension for several seconds when startled or excited. Upon...

Author(s)
Woelfel, C.; Meurs, K.; Friedenberg, S.; Debruyne, N.; Olby, N. J.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2022, 36, 4, pp 1454-1459
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The role of the cerebellum in controlling the cough motor pattern is not well understood. We hypothesized that cerebellectomy would disinhibit motor drive to respiratory muscles during cough. Cough was induced by mechanical stimulation of the tracheobronchial airways in anesthetized, spontaneously...

Author(s)
Musselwhite, M. N.; Shen, T. Y.; Rose, M. J.; Iceman, K. E.; Poliacek, I.; Pitts, T.; Bolser, D. C.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2021, 16, 6,
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A 9-month-old male neutered domestic shorthair cat presented 2 weeks after castration with a 48 h history of acute-onset lateral recumbency and severe hindlimb rigidity. Physical examination findings included hyperthermia, tachypnoea, hindlimb rigidity and a healed orchidectomy site. Neurological...

Author(s)
Danciu, C. G.; Milgram, J.; Ober, C. A.; Tăbăran, F. A.; Demény, H.; Chai, O.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 2022, 8, 1,
Abstract

Standard needle electromyography (EMG) of 56 muscles and nerve conduction velocities (NCV) of the ulnar and common peroneal nerves were investigated in each of six cats affected with hypertrophic feline muscular dystrophy, 10 related heterozygote carriers and 10 normal cats. The EMG findings were...

Author(s)
Howard, J.; Jaggy, A.; Busato, A.; Gaschen, F.
Publisher
Bailliere Tindall Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Journal, 2004, 168, 1, pp 87-92
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An eight-month-old, male, neutered, domestic short hair cat was presented for further investigation of white granuloma-like lesions on the tongue and recent onset regurgitation. The owner reported that the cat had an 'unusual' gait. Moderate increases in alanine aminotransferase, aspartate...

Author(s)
Eiras-Diaz, A.; Prisco, F.; Paciello, O.; Waine, K.; Baiker, K.; Housley, D.; Gardini, A.; Florey, J.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record Case Reports, 2020, 8, 1,
Abstract

Case summary: A 2-year-old female neutered domestic shorthair cat presented with an 18-month history of intermittent lameness on all four limbs. The cat was markedly lame on all four limbs. There was alternation between toe-walking on the forelimbs with a hunched posture and using the dorsal aspect ...

Author(s)
Butts, D. R.; Langley-Hobbs, S. J.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 2020, 6, 1, pp 15-2055116920909668
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Background: Polyneuropathies are infrequently described in cats. There is a genetic predisposition in several breeds. Objective: To clinically characterize a novel motor polyneuropathy in a family of Siberian cats. Animals: Thirteen closely related Siberian cats, 4 clinically affected and 9...

Author(s)
Crawford, K. C.; Dreger, D. L.; Shelton, G. D.; Ekenstedt, K. J.; Lewis, M. J.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2020, 34, 6, pp 2595-2604
Abstract

Case summary: A 6-year-old female spayed Birman cat presented with a history of weight loss, stiff and short-strided gait in the pelvic limbs and reluctance to jump, progressing to non-ambulatory tetraparesis over 6 weeks. Poor body condition, dehydration and generalised muscle wastage were evident ...

Author(s)
Mari, L.; Shelton, G. D.; Risio, L. de
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 2016, 2, 1, pp 2055116916630335
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Case summary: A 5-year-old domestic shorthair cat was evaluated for weight loss and poor coat condition due to an inability to open its mouth (trismus) following head trauma 2 months previously. Contrast CT, electromyography and temporal muscle biopsy identified findings consistent with muscle...

Author(s)
Parsons, K.; Langley-Hobbs, S.; Warren-Smith, C.; Southerden, P.; Granger, N.; Meakin, L.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 2022, 8, 1,
Abstract

Two cases of focal tetanus in the cat are described. Clinical findings included severe muscular spasms of the pelvic limbs in one cat, and involvement of the thoracic limbs and muscles of the neck and face in the other. Electromyography in both cats showed spontaneous activity characterised by the...

Author(s)
Bianchi, E.; Biserni, R.; Gallucci, A.; Pisoni, L.; Menchetti, M.; Gandini, G.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2013, 15, 10, pp 927-931

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