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Case summary: Two castrated male cats, aged 8 months old (case 1) and 10 months old (case 2), showed a history of progressive paraparesis, an over-reaching pelvic limb gait, urinary incontinence and a palpable dermoid fistula. In case 1, the fistula was connected to the dural sac on the conus...

Author(s)
Tamura, M.; Oji, T.; Une, S.; Mukaino, M.; Bekki, T.; Tado, M.; Koyama, H.; Kagawa, Y.; Kawata, M.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 2017, 3, 1, pp 18-2055116917708060
Abstract

Spina bifida is a congenital bone malformation with incomplete closure of the dorsal vertebral arches, which may occur in association with protrusion of the meninges, spinal cord and meninges due to vertebral defect. Possible triggering phenomena refers to cell hyperplasia tube affecting the dorsal ...

Author(s)
Lempek, M. R.; Bordelo, J.; Veado, J. C.; Dias, M. I. R.
Publisher
Sociedade de Medicina Veterinária do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janerio, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Medicina Veterinária, 2016, 38, 3, pp 211-213
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This paper aims to describe the macroscopic aspects of disease and radiological findings related to spina bifida in a newborn cat. A female cat was seen in labor at a veterinary clinic in Teresina-PI. By performing the ultrasound test it was possible detect the presence of three fetuses aged...

Author(s)
Miranda, D. F. H.; Ferraz, M. S.; Azevedo Júnior, J. W. C.; Fortes, E. A. M.; Conde Júnior, A. M.; Carvalho, M. A. M.
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Londrina, Brazil
Citation
Semina: Ciências Agrárias (Londrina), 2011, 32, Suplemento, pp 1975-1980
Abstract

A seven-month-old, male neutered British blue cat presented for investigation of lifelong urinary incontinence. Clinical examination documented a flaccid tail which was deep pain-negative, and the urinary bladder was easily expressed. Voluntary urination was possible. An abnormal hair whorl was...

Author(s)
Swallow, A.; Freeman, P.; Alves, L.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record Case Reports, 2019, 7, 2, pp e000779
Abstract

Spina bifida with or without meningocele or meningomyelocele is encountered infrequently in small animal practice. The English bulldog and Manx cat are breeds predisposed. Although often silent clinically, in those animals with clinical signs, it is important to recognize the signs early and to...

Author(s)
Song, R. B.; Glass, E. N.; Kent, M.
Publisher
Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Veterinary Clinics of North America, Small Animal Practice, 2016, 46, 2, pp 327-345
Abstract

This article discusses the animal pathology, epidemiology, clinical signs, diagnosis and prognosis, surgical management and treatment of various aetiology of cauda equina syndrome such as discospondylitis, lumbosacral fractures and dislocations, spina bifida, neoplastic tumours and herniated discs...

Author(s)
Jeandel, A.; Blot, S.
Publisher
NÉVA Europarc, Créteil, France
Citation
Le Nouveau Praticien Vétérinaire Canine - Féline, 2014, 13, 58, pp 23-27
Abstract

This case series describes four cases of concomitant dermoid sinus and spina bifida in a Chinese crested dog, two Swedish vallhunds and a Burmese cat. The diagnosis was confirmed by computed tomography, computed tomography fistulography and pathology. Two dogs that showed abnormalities during...

Author(s)
Kiviranta, A. M.; Lappalainen, A. K.; Hagner, K.; Jokinen, T.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Small Animal Practice, 2011, 52, 6, pp 319-324
Abstract

Radiographs of vertebral segments from 200 cats were retrospectively assessed to determine the incidence of congenital axial skeletal abnormalities. The axial skeleton was divided into cervical, thoracic, lumbar, sacral, and caudal segments and the presence and types of congenital abnormalities...

Author(s)
Newitt, A.; German, A. J.; Barr, F. J.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Boston, USA
Citation
Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound, 2008, 49, 1, pp 35-41
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Author(s)
Thomson, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Problem-based feline medicine, 2006, pp 976-991
Abstract

This paper reports on a case of a cat that since birth had anal atresia with absence of tail and malformation of the pelvic member. Radiographic examination revealed agenesis of the seventh lumbar vertebra, sacral and coccygeal vertebrae, spina bifida, meningocele, hyperflexion of the knees and...

Author(s)
Araújo, F. P. de; Araújo, B. M.; Kemper, B.; Tudury, E. A.
Publisher
Centro de Ciências Rurais, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Rural, 2009, 39, 6, pp 1893-1896

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