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Audiogenic reflex seizures in cats

 
Article: Lowrie M, Bessant C, Harvey RJ, et al. Audiogenic reflex seizures in cats. J Fel Me...

 

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Quiz: CSF sampling

How much CSF can be safely removed for analysis?

In general, only 1-2 mL of CSF is need...

 

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Checking for neck & back pain

NeuroPetVet recommends checking for neck & back pain as the last part of the neurological exam. The ...

 

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Border Terrier with seizures

Signalment: 13 yr MC Border Terrier

History: The patient was presented to the Neurology Department ...

 

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Term: Cavernous sinus

Definition: The cavernous sinus is a paired venous sinus in the middle cranial fossa on either side ...

 

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Boston Terrier with left-sided weakness

History: This week’s case is a 12 year old MC Boston Terrier that was presented for evaluation follo...

 

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Breed-related ventriculomegaly isn’t normal

Article: Schmidt MJ, Laubner S, Kolecka M, et al. (2015) Comparison of the relationship between cer...

 

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Quiz: Myopathies and CK levels

Which of following conditions is LEAST likely to cause an elevated creatine kinase (CK) level?

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How “twitchy eyes” help you localize

Here is a tip to help you better localize the lesion based on the phase of nystagmus...

There are t...

 

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Term: Paresthesia

Pronunciation: par-uh s-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh

Etymology: from the Greek para ("beside", i.e....

 

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Uncoordinated kitty

History: This week’s case is a 5 year old MC DSH. He was presented for evaluation of difficulty jump...

 

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Characteristics of Scottie Cramp

Article:  Urkasemsin G, Olby NJ. Clinical characteristics of Scottie Cramp in 31 cases. J Sm Anim...

 

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