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Practical relevance - Although seizures occur less commonly in cats compared with dogs, they are one of the most common forms of neurological disease in the feline patient. Cats may experience both focal (partial) and generalized seizures and causes are divided into primary disorders, in which...

Author(s)
Bailey, K. S.; Dewey, C. W.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2009, 11, 5, pp 385-394
Abstract

Case summary: A 14-year-old cat was presented with a 2-week history of ataxia, seizure-like episodes, vomiting and weight loss. Serum biochemistry revealed severe hypoglycaemia, associated with low serum fructosamine and high insulin concentrations. On abdominal ultrasound, a focal hypoechoic...

Author(s)
Cervone, M.; Harel, M.; Ségard-Weisse, E.; Krafft, E.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 2019, 5, 2, pp 19-2055116919876140
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to analyse retrospectively a feline population with intracranial neoplastic diseases, to document seizure patterns in these animals and to determine whether partial seizures were more frequently associated with structural brain lesions then generalised seizures. In...

Author(s)
Tomek, A.; Cizinauskas, S.; Doherr, M.; Gandini, G.; Jaggy, A.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2006, 8, 4, pp 243-253
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Seventeen cats were presented with acute onset of complex partial seizures with orofacial involvement (salivation, facial twitching, lip smacking, chewing, licking or swallowing), motor arrest (motionless starring) and behavioural changes. In 11 cats hippocampal necrosis (HN) was confirmed by...

Author(s)
Pakozdy, A.; Gruber, A.; Kneissl, S.; Leschnik, M.; Halasz, P.; Thalhammer, J. G.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2011, 13, 10, pp 687-693
Abstract

A 14-year-old male domestic shorthair cat presented with an acute onset of aggressive behaviour, fear and hypersalivation. Neurological examination revealed bilateral mydriasis and left-sided facial twitching and hemiparesis. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed moderate bilateral symmetrical...

Author(s)
Vanhaesebrouck, A. E.; Posch, B.; Baker, S.; Plessas, I. N.; Palmer, A. C.; Constantino-Casas, F.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2012, 14, 12, pp 932-937
Abstract

Background: Treatment-resistant complex partial seizures (CPS) with orofacial involvement recently were reported in cats in association with hippocampal pathology. The features had some similarity to those described in humans with limbic encephalitis and voltage-gated potassium channel (VGKC)...

Author(s)
Pakozdy, A.; Halasz, P.; Klang, A.; Bauer, J.; Leschnik, M.; Tichy, A.; Thalhammer, J. G.; Lang, B.; Vincent, A.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2013, 27, 1, pp 212-214
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Background: Dogs and cats are the most common domestic animal species diagnosed with primary neoplasms of the central nervous system. Of these, meningioma is the brain tumor most commonly reported in dogs and is associated with several neurological changes, such as seizures. The ante mortem...

Author(s)
Guedes, P. E. B.; Andrade Oliveira Cruz, T. N. de; Deiró, A. G.; Silva, J. F.; Said, R. A.; Silva, F. L.; Carlos, R. S. A.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2019, 47, Supplement,
Abstract

Common criteria for the diagnosis of drug resistance and the assessment of outcome are needed urgently as a prerequisite for standardized evaluation and reporting of individual therapeutic responses in canine epilepsy. Thus, we provide a proposal for the definition of drug resistance and partial...

Author(s)
Potschka, H.; Fischer, A.; Löscher, W.; Patterson, N.; Bhatti, S.; Berendt, M.; Risio, L. de; Farquhar, R.; Long, S.; Mandigers, P.; Matiasek, K.; Muñana, K.; Pakozdy, A.; Penderis, J.; Platt, S.; Podell, M.; Rusbridge, C.; Stein, V.; Tipold, A.; Volk, H. A.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2015, 11, 177, pp (28 August 2015)
Abstract

This article discusses the clinical aspects, pathological lesions, diagnosis, treatment, prognosis, aetiological factors and epidemiology of complex partial seizures with orofacial involvement in cats.

Author(s)
Marioni-Henry, K.; Monteiro, R.; Behr, S.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2012, 170, 18, pp 471
AbstractFull Text

Polycythemia vera is a myeloproliferative disorder rarely reported in cats. A five years old cat was presented because of sudden onset of partial seizures. Marked erythrocytosis associated with a mild increase of total proteins were found. A diagnostic work-up allowed to exclude secondary causes of ...

Author(s)
Palagiano, P.; Fracassi, F.
Publisher
Edizioni SCIVAC, Cremona, Italy
Citation
Veterinaria (Cremona), 2013, 27, 4, pp 31-36

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