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This case series reviews previous publications and reports four feline spinal epidural empyema cases that presented with non-ambulatory thoracolumbar myelopathy. Two cats underwent myelography and two MRI. Bacteria were obtained in three cases, in two from epidural abscesses and from a tail base...

Author(s)
Guo, S.; Lu, D.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Small Animal Practice, 2020, 61, 6, pp 381-388
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Objective: To evaluate and compare the radiographic efficacy and safety of a non-ionic dimeric and isotonic iodinated contrast medium, iodixanol (320 mgI/ml) and a non-ionic monomer and hypertonic contrast medium, iohexol (300 mgI/ml) in feline cervical myelography. Design: Experimental study...

Author(s)
Ghadiri, A.; Avizeh, R.; Faramarzi, G.
Publisher
Iranian Veterinary Surgery Association, Kermen, Iran
Citation
Iranian Journal of Veterinary Surgery, 2015, 10, 1, pp 23-29
Abstract

The aim of this study is to describe previously undescribed presentation of lumbosacral osteochondrosis in nine cats. Between 1996 and 2011, a diagnosis of lumbosacral osteochondrosis was made in nine out of 36 cats with lumbosacral disease. Diagnosis was supported by histopathological findings in...

Author(s)
Hanna, F. Y.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2013, 173, 1, pp 19
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This case report describes the clinical course and management of a mixed-breed female cat, neutered, adult and domiciled in a rural area, who was presented due to gait abnormalities in the pelvic limbs that started one day before presentation. On neurological examination, there was an asymmetric...

Author(s)
Lima Bernardes, G. de; Arias, M. V. B.; Milhorine, C. A.; Costa Flaiban, K. K. M. da
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2021, 49, (Suppl 1): 725,
Abstract

A 7-year-old cat was referred with pelvic limb ataxia. Radiography and CT revealed bone resorption of the L1 vertebral arch, and myelography identified a compressive extradural lesion. The mass was surgically removed and histopathologically diagnosed as giant cell osteosarcoma. Three years later,...

Author(s)
Nakata, K.; Miura, H.; Sakai, H.; Mori, T.; Shibata, S.; Nishida, H.; Maeda, S.; Kamishina, H.
Publisher
Japanese Society of Veterinary Science, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Medical Science, 2017, 79, 6, pp 999-1002
Abstract

Imaging is integral in the diagnosis of canine intervertebral disc disease (IVDD) and in differentiating subtypes of intervertebral disc herniation (IVDH). These include intervertebral disc extrusion (IVDE), intervertebral disc protrusion (IVDP) and more recently recognized forms such as acute...

Author(s)
Costa, R. C. da; Decker, S. de; Lewis, M. J.; Volk, H.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2020, 6, October,
Abstract

The diagnosis and surgical treatment of spinal epidural empyema (SEE) in a 2-year-old neutered male domestic shorthaired cat is described. SEE was diagnosed by computed tomographic myelography (CT myelography) and surgical exploration. The lesion was missed on both non-enhanced CT and conventional ...

Author(s)
Maeta, N.; Kanda, T.; Sasaki, T.; Morita, T.; Furukawa, T.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2010, 12, 6, pp 494-497
Abstract

MRI is considered gold standard for the diagnosis of presumptive acute hydrated non-compressive nucleus pulposus extrusions (AHNCNPE). This retrospective study describes the myelographic findings in dogs with AHNCNPE diagnosed by low-field MRI and their association with neurological grade, need of...

Author(s)
Ros, C.; Fuente, C. de la; Rodenas, S.; Novellas, R.; Viu, J.; Anor, S.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2017, 181, 22, pp 594
Abstract

Gurltia paralysans is a rare metastrongylid nematode of domestic cats that is found mainly in the veins of the spinal cord subarachnoid space and parenchyma. Endemic regions for G. paralysans mainly include Chile and Argentina. The ante mortem diagnosis of gurltiosis is difficult and based...

Author(s)
Mieres, M.; Gómez, M. A.; Lillo, C.; Rojas, M. A.; Moroni, M.; Muñoz, P.; Acosta-Jamett, G.; Wiegand, R.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound, 2013, 54, 3, pp 237-244
Abstract

Practical relevance: Acute spinal conditions are a common emergency presentation in general veterinary practice and have the potential to cause devastating spinal cord injury (SCI) and consequent severe neurological deficits. SCI can be divided into two subgroups: exogenous SCI (vertebral fracture...

Author(s)
Eminaga, S.; Palus, V.; Cherubini, G. B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2011, 13, 11, pp 850-862

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