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This paper highlights some of the neurological disorders in cats and discussed the advantages and limitations of the main components of the neurological evaluation which includes: mental status; cranial nerves; gait and posture; spinal reflexes; and the presence of pain or dysphoria. Also...

Author(s)
Duque, C.
Publisher
Ontario Veterinary Medical Association (OVMA), Milton, Canada
Citation
2019 OVMA (Ontario Veterinary Medical Association) Conference, Toronto, Canada, 31 January-2 February 2019, 2019, pp 95-97
Abstract

The purpose of the present work was to carry out a careful review of the literature about congenital feline myopathies and describe a new form of myopathy in cat. We report a case of autophagic vacuolar myopathy in a female cat, 1 year old, with progressive muscle weakness, muscle atrophy and...

Author(s)
Marrone, O.; Pagano, T. B.; Fatone, G.; Paciello, O.
Publisher
Medicina Viva, Parma, Italy
Citation
Rassegna di Medicina Felina, 2013, 17, 3, pp 6-12
Abstract

OBJECTIVE To compare muscle condition scores (MCSs) and muscle ultrasonographic measurements in cats with and without muscle loss and to evaluate repeatability and reproducibility of MCS assessment. ANIMALS 40 cats of various ages, body condition scores (BCSs), and MCSs. PROCEDURESA prospective...

Author(s)
Freeman, L. M.; Michel, K. E.; Zanghi, B. M.; Vester Boler, B. M.; Fages, J.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
American Journal of Veterinary Research, 2020, 81, 3, pp 254-259
Abstract

Some Devon Rex and Sphynx cats have a variably progressive myopathy characterized by appendicular and axial muscle weakness, megaesophagus, pharyngeal weakness and fatigability with exercise. Muscle biopsies from affected cats demonstrated variable pathological changes ranging from dystrophic...

Author(s)
Gandolfi, B.; Grahn, R. A.; Creighton, E. K.; Williams, D. C.; Dickinson, P. J.; Sturges, B. K.; Guo, L. T.; Shelton, G. D.; Leegwater, P. A. J.; Longeri, M.; Malik, R.; Lyons, L. A.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal Genetics, 2015, 46, 6, pp 711-715
Abstract

Objective: To describe the clinical signs and histologic changes in cats clinically affected with medial humeral epicondylitis (MHE) and evaluate long-term outcome after either conservative or surgical treatment. Study Design: Prospective cohort study. Animals: Client-owned cats (n=17) with MHE....

Author(s)
Streubel, R.; Bilzer, T.; Grest, P.; Damur, D.; Montavon, P. M.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Surgery, 2015, 44, 7, pp 905-913
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

The article presents a relatively little known disease of the carpal flexor ethesis in feline patients, the so-called medial humeral epicondylitis (MHE). The disease appears to be etiologically similar to medial epicondilitis in humans, some symptomatic patients suffer also from neurogenic ...

Author(s)
Hnízdo, J.
Publisher
Profi Press, s.r.o., Praha 2, Czech Republic
Citation
Veterinářství, 2016, 66, 9, pp 639-645
Abstract

This 504-page book presents a logically arranged and readily accessible source of practical information on the investigation of lameness and other musculoskeletal disorders, the principles of orthopaedic surgery and the management of disorders affecting specific joints. Advances relevant to...

Author(s)
Arthurs, G.; Brown, G.; Pettitt, R.
Publisher
British Small Animal Veterinary Association, Quedgeley, UK
Citation
BSAVA manual of canine and feline musculoskeletal disorders: a practical guide to lameness and joint disease, 2018, pp viii + 496 pp.
Abstract

Many types of inclusions have been described in human myopathies including but not limited to nemaline rod bodies, cylindrical spirals, tubular aggregates, cytoplasmic bodies, reducing bodies, and fingerprint bodies, and hyaline inclusions in myofibrillar myopathy and inclusion body myositis. There ...

Author(s)
Shelton, G. D.; Sturges, B. K.; Lyons, L. A.; Williams, D. C.; Aleman, M.; Jiang, Y.; Mizisin, A. P.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag GmbH, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Acta Neuropathologica, 2007, 114, 5, pp 537-542
Abstract

Although muscle diseases occur relatively rarely in cats, a number of congenital feline myopathies have been described over the last 20 years and are reviewed in this paper. Some of them have been reported exclusively in specific breeds, including the hypokalaemic myopathy of Burmese cats, type IV...

Author(s)
Gaschen, F.; Jaggy, A.; Jones, B.
Publisher
W.B. Saunders, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2004, 6, 6, pp 355-366

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