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Objectives: The aim of this study was to evaluate if a combination of discrete clinical characteristics can be used to identify the most likely differential diagnoses in cats with spinal disease. Methods: Two hundred and twenty-one cats referred for further evaluation of spinal disease were...

Author(s)
Mella, S. L.; Cardy, T. J. A.; Volk, H. A.; Decker, S. de
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2020, 22, 6, pp 521-530
Abstract

The spinal cord harbours nerve fibres that facilitate reflex actions and that transmit impulses to and from the brain. The cervical spinal cord is an area of particular interest in medicine and veterinary due to frequent pathologic alterations in this region. This study describes the morphometric...

Author(s)
Sadeghinezhad, J.; Nyengaard, J. R.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Anatomia Histologia Embryologia, 2021, 50, 4, pp 746-755
Abstract

Although gait abnormality is one of the most common neurological presentations in feline neurology, in many cases, a definitive cause of spinal weakness in cats is difficult to reach. In general, the prognosis depends on three main factors - the severity of the clinical signs, their chronicity and...

Author(s)
Negrin, A.; Cherubini, G. B.
Publisher
Veterinary Business Development Ltd, Peterborough, UK
Citation
Veterinary Times, 2016, 46, 31, pp 20...24
Abstract

The literature is lacking data concerning the prognosis in cats suffering from naturally occurring acute onset of thoracolumbar (TL) spinal cord injury that are undergoing rehabilitation therapy. Therefore, we investigated the effect of physical rehabilitation in cats suffering from naturally...

Author(s)
Gallucci, A.; Dragone, L.; Kafaji, T. A.; Menchetti, M.; Magno, S. del; Gandini, G.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Veterinary Sciences, 2021, 8, 2,
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Background: Thoraco-lumbar spinal trauma frequently results in neurological dysfunction of varying degrees in domestic cats. The consequences may be permanent disability or death depending on severity and segment of spinal cord affected. Assessment of primary damage to spinal cord is important to...

Author(s)
Dhanalakshmi, S.; Nath, I.; Das, M. R.; Panda, S. K.; Kundu, A. K.; Mishra, U. K.; Parvathamma, P. S.
Publisher
Agricultural Research Communication Centre, Karnal, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Animal Research, 2021, 55, 5, pp 553-560
Abstract

Case summary: A 15-week-old male British Shorthair cat was presented for peracute paralysis immediately after microchip implantation. Neurological examination revealed a non-ambulatory tetraparesis and left thoracic limb plegia localised to C1-C5 spinal cord segments. CT of the cervical spine...

Author(s)
Schneider, N.; Blutke, A.; Parzefall, B.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 2022, 8, 1,
Abstract

Many of the reports summarizing neurological disorders in cats considered only a limited disease group(s). There is only one large-scale survey on neurological disorders in cats based on the histopathological viewpoint. We described the localizations and frequencies of neurological diseases in a...

Author(s)
Nakamoto, Y.; Uemura, T.; Hasegawa, H.; Nakamoto, M.; Ozawa, T.
Publisher
Japanese Society of Veterinary Science, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Medical Science, 2019, 81, 6, pp 879-885
Abstract

An 8-y-old castrated male, outdoor European shorthair cat was presented with a history of hindlimb weakness and paralysis. Disease progression was continuous from the onset; deep algesia disappeared at the final stage. Radiography of the vertebral column was unremarkable; along with patient history ...

Author(s)
Szilasi, A.; Dénes, L.; Jakab, C.; Erdélyi, I.; Resende, T.; Vannucci, F.; Csomor, J.; Mándoki, M.; Balka, G.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 2020, 32, 3, pp 454-457
Abstract

The objective of this article is to review the recent literature that reports on the most common diseases affecting the spinal cord of cats, and to draw some general conclusions that will be useful to formulate diagnosis and prognosis for feline spinal patients. The most common types of feline ...

Author(s)
Marioni-Henry, K.
Publisher
W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Veterinary Clinics of North America, Small Animal Practice, 2010, 40, 5, pp 1011-1028
Abstract

Acute non-compressive nucleus pulposus extrusion (ANNPE) is a common neurologic emergency and is characterized by a sudden extrusion of hydrated nondegenerated nucleus pulposus without or with minimal remaining spinal cord compression. It causes primarily spinal cord contusion and is often the...

Author(s)
Botsoglou, R.; Sarpekidou, E.; Patsikas, M.; Kazakos, G.
Publisher
Hellenic Veterinary Medical Society, Athens, Greece
Citation
Journal of the Hellenic Veterinary Medical Society, 2021, 72, 2, pp 2809-2816

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