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Term: Wallerian degeneration

Augustus Volney Waller (1816-1870)

Wallerian degeneration refers to the axonal and myelin degener...

 

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Quiz: Organisms in discospondylitis

 

What organisms are most commonly identified in discospondylitis?
The most commonl...

 

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Term: Craniotomy

A craniectomy is a surgical procedure in which the skull bone flap is not replaced at the end of the...

 

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Wednesday quiz day: Tetraparetic Husky

You are presented with a 1-year-old FS Siberian Husky with rapidly progressive weakness. It sta...

 

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Quiz: FCE and breed predilection

Which of the following breeds is at highest risk for Fibrocartilaginous Embolism (FCE)?

a. Miniat...

 

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Term: Schiff-Sherrington

Schiff-Sherrington Syndrome in a geriatric Labrador Retriever secondary to fibrocartilaginous emboli...

 

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Quiz: Abnormal CSF

A dog is presented for evaluation of seizures and circling to the left. MRI is normal and a CSF tap ...

 

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Term: Lissencephaly

Lissencephaly literally means smooth brain. It is due to lack of normal convolutions of the cerebral...

 

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LHL weakness in a Lab

Signalment: 13yr FS Lab

History: The dog was referred to the Neurology Department for evaluation fo...

 

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Quiz: Myasthenia gravis

You have a patient with weakness and exercise intolerance that you think might have Myasthenia gravi...

 

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Term: Extrapyramidal

Extrapyramidal refers to the motor tracts that arise outside the cerebral cortex.

There are two p...

 

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Imaging diagnosis: Paraparetic Boston

Signalment: 10yr MC Boston Terrier

History: Acutely unable to walk on pelvic limbs

What&...

 

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