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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Nov 01, 2010
Traumatic brain injury.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Nov 01, 2010
The canine patient presented for apparent pain without an obvious cause can be a diagnostic challenge. Thorough examination is an important step in identifying a source of discomfort and determining appropriate diagnostic testing for further evaluation.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Nov 01, 2010
The neurologic exam is the most important diagnostic test in the evaluation of neurologic disease.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Nov 01, 2010
Seizure: Clinical manifestation of abnormal electrical activity in the cerebral cortex
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Nov 01, 2010
Traumatic spinal cord injury.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Nov 01, 2010
BSE is defined as a slow developing neurodegenerative disease of cattle that begins insidiously with subtle signs progressing to terminal recumbency. This is a cerebral disease thus signs are consistent with abnormal mentation. Slight changes in behavior include increased apprehension and tactile and auditory hyperesthesia.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2010
Consider pregabalin as an adjunct to phenobarbital or potassium bromide in poorly controlled dogs.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Sep 17, 2010
By dvm360.com staff
Why you shouldn't be so quick to diagnose cognitive dysfunction.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 25, 2010
By dvm360.com staff
Raleigh, N.C. -- A gene linked to a fatal neurodegenerative disease in American Staffordshire terriers was identified by veterinary researchers.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2010
Staphylococcus is a common cause of discospondylitis. Spinal epidural empyema (i.e. abcess) is most often associated with E. Coli, Bacteriodes spp and S. Intermedius.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2010
Seizure disorders in young animals pose different considerations as to etiology and therapeutic decisions compared to adult dogs. Congenital, developmental, metabolic, toxic, infectious and inflammatory causes should be considered more likely in younger dogs and puppies. Seizures are the manifestation of abnormal synchronous electrical activity in the brain and are the most common neurological disorder in dogs.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2010
The neurological examination of puppies and kittens can be challenging. Pediatric patients can be uncooperative and their various stages of development lead to different expectations of normalcy compared to adults.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2010
Infectious diseases of the nervous system are relatively uncommon compared to other neurological abnormalities in adult animals. However, infectious diseases should be placed high on the differential diagnosis list in puppies and kittens.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2010
Gait evaluation in the pediatric patient can initially be difficult as puppies first learn to walk and the myelination process matures. As development progresses spinal disorders may become more apparent. Numerous congenital abnormalities resulting in spinal malformation exist.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2010
Metronidazole toxicity typically occurs with dosages greater than 60 mg/kg/day. Cerebellar Purkinje cell loss and axonal degeneration may occur. Thus, cerebellar and vestibular signs such as ataxia, hypermetria and nystagmus may be seen with toxicity.