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Gurltia paralysans (order Strongylida; family Angiostrongylidae) is a metastrongyloid parasite that causes chronic meningomyelitis in domestic cats in South America. The geographic distribution of G. paralysans includes rural and peri-urban areas of Chile and Argentina. However, feline gurltiosis...

Author(s)
Gómez, M.; Moroni, M.; Muñoz, P.; Taubert, A.; Hermosilla, C.; Hirzmann, J.; Rojas, L.
Publisher
Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, Chile
Citation
Austral Journal of Veterinary Sciences, 2021, 53, 1, pp 33-45
Abstract

A 8-month-old, spayed female, Domestic shorthair cat lived in a shelter was presented with pelvic limbs ataxia and dysuria. Serum biochemical profile abnormalities were hyperproteinemia and decreased albumin/globulin (A:G) ratio (0.70). Results of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) analysis were mixed cells ...

Author(s)
Kim NamKyun; Kim MinJu; Jang HyoMi; Song JoongHyun; Yu DoHyeon; Hwang TaeSung; Lee HeeChun; Jung DongIn
Publisher
Korean Society of Veterinary Clinics, Seoul, Korea Republic
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Clinics, 2017, 34, 5, pp 388-391
Abstract

The T2*-weighted gradient recalled echo sequence is a sensitive means to detect blood degradation products. While not a routine sequence in magnetic resonance imaging of the spine in small animals, it can provide additional valuable information in select cases. The goal of this retrospective,...

Author(s)
Hammond, L. J.; Hecht, S.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound, 2015, 56, 4, pp 398-406
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A 12-year-old cat was presented for evaluation of progressive tetraparesis. Magnetic resonance imaging of the cervical spine demonstrated T2-hyperintensity, and contrast enhancement within the C4-C7 spinal cord, with marked meningeal contrast enhancement and segmental nerve root thickening. Lumbar...

Author(s)
Bray, K. Y.; Muñana, K. R.; Meichner, K.; White, L. A.; Seiler, G.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Veterinary Clinical Pathology, 2016, 45, 4, pp 698-702
Abstract

Two cats were presented with a recent history of difficulty in walking and jumping. Neurological examination was consistent with a lumbosacral or a sciatic nerve lesion in both cases with an additional C6-T2 spinal cord segment lesion in case 2. Differential diagnosis included neoplastic,...

Author(s)
Gory, G.; Couturier, J.; Cauvin, E.; Fournel-Fleury, C.; Couturier, L.; Rault, D. N.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ghent, Merelbeke, Belgium
Citation
Vlaams Diergeneeskundig Tijdschrift, 2014, 83, 3, pp 107-112
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Two outbreaks of progressive hind limb paresis in cats (Felis catus) caused by parasitic meningomyelitis in Uruguay are reported. The case studies occurred in 2008 and 2009 respectively, in the rural areas of Fray Bentos (33°07′40.39″S) and were characterized by hindquarter paralysis. This...

Author(s)
Rivero, R.; Matto, C.; Adrien, M. de L.; Nan, F.; Bell, T.; Gardiner, C.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Parasitologia Veterinária, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Parasitologia Veterinária, 2011, 20, 3, pp 259-261
Abstract

Spinal cord parasitic migrations in cats are uncommon. This report describes four cases of chronic hindlimb paraparesis in cats associated with nematode infection. Complete neurologic, hematologic, serum chemistry and radiographic examination was performed on all animals. Computed tomographic...

Author(s)
Gómez, M.; Mieres, M.; Moroni, M.; Mora, A.; Barrios, N.; Simeone, C.; Lindsay, D. S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2010, 170, 3/4, pp 327-330
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Author(s)
Alves, L.; Gorgas, D.; Vandevelde, M.; Gandini, G.; Henke, D.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2011, 25, 1, pp 148-152
Abstract

A 6-year-old, male, wild-born, free-ranging cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) was evaluated for acute onset of progressive lameness in the right hind limb. Survey radiographs were unrewarding and myelography indicated an intramedullary compressive mass at the L3-L4 region. A fine needle aspirate of the...

Author(s)
Millward, I. R.; Williams, M. C.
Publisher
South African Veterinary Association, Pretoria, South Africa
Citation
Journal of the South African Veterinary Association, 2005, 76, 4, pp 228-232
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Author(s)
Aroch, I.; Shamir, M.; Harmelin, A.
Citation
Feline Practice, 1999, 27, 6, pp 20-22

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