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Wednesday quiz day: What’s your MRI diagnosis?

A 12-year-old MC Miniature Poodle is presented for an annual recheck exam for Idiopathic Epilepsy. T...

 

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DON’T flex that pain in the neck!

Never flex the neck of a young toy and small breed dog when checking for neck pain, especially dogs ...

 

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Term: Neuroleptanalgesia

Pronuncation: nū'rō-lept-an'ăl-jē'zē-ă

Etymology: Gk, neuron + lepsis, seizure, a + algos, withou...

 

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Circling cat

This week’s case is a 9-year-old MC DSH that presented to the Neurology Department for a sudden onse...

 

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Prevalence, heritability & outcome of syringomyelia in Cavaliers

Article: Thøfner MS, Stougaard CL, Westrup U, et al. Prevalence and heritability of symptomatic sy...

 

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Quiz: Wobbler Syndrome

 

What are the 5 pathological changes that can give rise to Wobbler Syndrome?What are th...

 

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Use a strong light source!

NeuroPetVet recommends using a strong light source when testing the patient's PLR. Disposable penlig...

 

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Term: Ophthalmoplegia

Pronunciation: oph·thal·mo·ple·gi·a (of-thal'mō-plē'jē-ă)

Etymology: Originally from Ancient Gree...

 

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Boxer with anisocoria

History: A 7-year-old MC Boxer was referred to the Neurology Department by a veterinary ophthalmolog...

 

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Phenobarbital lowers serum levetiracetam concentrations

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Muñana KR, Nettifee-Osborne JA, Papich MG. Effect of chronic administration of phenobarbita...

 

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Causes of trismus

 
Monday's Neuro words for nerds was about trismus.
 

What differential diagnoses...

 

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Explode the hand

The menace response test is performed to assess vision (CN II) and eyelid closure (CN VII) in respon...

 

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