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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

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

Case summary: A 4-year-old cat involved in a road traffic accident presented with paraparesis, which was worse on the right-hand side. Neurolocalisation was to the T3-L3 spinal cord segments. Survey radiographs showed rib fractures but no definitive diagnosis for the paraparesis. CT revealed...

Author(s)
Lisiewicz, N.; Green, M.; Targett, M.; Lowrie, M.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 2020, 6, 1, pp 28-2055116920929260
Abstract

Spinal cord trauma induced by ballistic projectiles is considered uncommon in domestic animals, particularly cats. Outdoor, and indoor-outdoor cats are at greater risk of receiving gunshot wounds. Despite their small size, moderate speed and poor aerodynamic design, projectiles from compressed air...

Author(s)
Araújo, B. M.; Amorim, M. M. de A.; Costa, S. D. P.; Rocha, N. L. F. C.; Santos, T. G. R. dos; Lopes, R. R. F. B.; Diogo, C. C.; Tudury, E. A.
Publisher
Editora Guará, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Clínica Veterinária, 2018, 23, 133, pp 64-84
Abstract

Case series summary: This was a retrospective study on the clinical features and response to treatment in seven cats with feline hyperaesthesia syndrome (FHS) and tail mutilation. FHS is a poorly understood disorder characterised by skin rippling over the dorsal lumbar area, episodes of jumping and ...

Author(s)
Batle, P. A.; Rusbridge, C.; Nuttall, T.; Heath, S.; Marioni-Henry, K.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2019, 21, 2, pp 178-185
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Acute spinal cord injuries are common in veterinary. Three factors can measured the severity of spinal cord injury: time (duration of compression), degree of compression, and especially compression force. Diagnosis can be made by radiography. Treatment with corticosteroids are contraindicated after ...

Author(s)
Silva, A. M. da; Baron, C. P.; Castro, M. M. de; Santos, M. L. B. M. dos; Souza, R. de
Publisher
Pubvet, Maringá, Brazil
Citation
PUBVET, 2019, 13, 3,
Abstract

Case summary: A 4-month-old male entire domestic shorthair cat presented for sudden onset of right thoracic monoparesis following a fall; within 18 h, the clinical signs progressed to non-ambulatory right hemiplegia with absent sensation in the distal right thoracic limb and left hemiparesis. MRI...

Author(s)
McGeachan, R. I.; Schwarz, T.; Gunn-Moore, D. A.; Marioni-Henry, K.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 2020, 6, 1, pp 25-2055116920922648
Abstract

A retrospective epidemiological study on neurological disease of cats was performed using data from cats admitted to a Veterinary Teaching Hospital from 2001 to 2014. The aim the study was to determine the age, sex race, and type of neurological disease affecting cats and identify these diseases...

Author(s)
Chaves, R. O.; Togni, M.; Copat, B.; Feranti, J. P. S.; Silva, A. P. da; França, R. T.; Fighera, R. A.; Mazzanti, A.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2018, 38, 1, pp 107-112
Abstract

Practical relevance - Although gait disturbance is one of the most common neurological presentations in feline medicine, the clinical approach to the paralyzed cat can be challenging. After excluding orthopedic and cardiovascular diseases that may mimic a neurological condition, the clinician has...

Author(s)
Negrin, A.; Schatzberg, S.; Platt, S. R.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2009, 11, 5, pp 361-372
Abstract

In this retrospective study, the MR findings of ten cats with acute post-traumatic spondylomyelopathy were described and the most useful MR sequences were determined. Spinal cord injury (SCI), bone and muscle trauma were compared with the clinical outcome (recovery or euthanasia). The extension of ...

Author(s)
Tapia-Nieto, R.; Cherubini, G. B.; Jakovljevic, S.; Caine, A.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ghent, Merelbeke, Belgium
Citation
Vlaams Diergeneeskundig Tijdschrift, 2015, 84, 4, pp 197-204

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