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Quiz: Peripheral nerve regrowth

 

How fast do peripheral nerves regrow after an injury?
1-2 mm/day

 
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Term: Neurotmesis

Neurotmesis is complete severance of the entire nerve fiber, including the axon, myelin sheath, Schw...

 

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Quiz: Menace response

By what age do normal dogs & cats develop a positive menace response?

a. 8 weeks
b. 12 weeks...

 

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Term: Falx cerebri

The falx cerebri is the vertical fold of meninges on the dorsal midline between the two cerebral hem...

 

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Quiz: Cerebellar hypoplasia in cats

What is the most common cause of cerebellar hypoplasia in cats?

a. Feline leukemia virus
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Term: Intention tremor

An intention tremor is a form of dysmetria characterized by a large amplitude (broad & coarse), ...

 

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Blind Maltese

Signalment: 9-month-old intact male Maltese

History: The dog was brought in to the Ophthalmology ...

 

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Term: Marcus Gunn pupil

The term Marcus Gunn pupil refers to a syndrome in which the affected pupil appears to dilate, rathe...

 

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COTM: Baker’s dozen 2014

Signalment: 12 yr MC DSH

History: The cat was brought in to the Neurology Department in late Novemb...

 

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Term: Hemineglect

Hemineglect is a syndrome characterized by decreased attention or awareness of one side of space, us...

 

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Labradoodle with progressive weakness

Signalment: 5-year-old castrated male Labradoodle

History: The dog was presented to our ER Departm...

 

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Term: Myokymia

Pronounced: my·o·ky·me·uh (mī'ō-kī'mē-ə, -kĭm'ē-ə)Etymology: from the Greek ...

 

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