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Unexpected neuro find in a Weimaraner

This week's case is a 7-year-old FS Weimaraner that presented to the Ophthalmology Department for an...

 

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Horner Syndrome

What are the 4 hallmark clinical signs of Horner Syndrome in dogs & cats?
Classic cli...

 

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Always check the down leg!

Occasionally, patients have a reduced to absent patellar reflex in the non-recumbent ("up") leg when...

 

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Term: Diffuse axonal injury

Diffuse axonal injury (DAI) is a form of widespread injury to the white matter of the brain most oft...

 

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Cat with pelvic limb weakness

Today’s case is a 10 yr FS cat with an acute onset of pelvic limb weakness 1 week earlier that had n...

 

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Quiz: Atlantoaxial subluxation

You diagnose a 2-year-old Yorkshire Terrier with atlantoaxial subluxation. You recommend surgical st...

 

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Term: Xanthochromia

Pronunciation: xan·tho·chro·mi·a (zān'thə-krō'mē-ə)

Etymology: from the Greek xanthos (ξανθός)=ye...

 

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Quiz: KBr therapy

Which of the following is CORRECT regarding potassium bromide (KBr) therapy?

a. KBr has been repo...

 

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Term: Prosencephalon

Pronunciation: pros-en-sef-uh-lon

Etymology: Greek prós (ō) forward (akin to pró pro-) + enképhal...

 

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Acutely blind Sphinx cat

Signalment: 7 1/2 yr MC Sphinx

History: The patient was referred to the Neurology Department for ad...

 

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Term: Myelomalacia

Pronunciation: mī′ə lō mə lā′ shə

Etymology: myelos (spinal cord) + malakia ("softening")

Myelomal...

 

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Quiz: Neck pain & fever

You are presented with a 1-year-old, castrated male Beagle for evaluation of a 1-week history of pai...

 

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