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Term: Jacksonian seizure

A Jacksonian seizure (a.k.a., Jacksonian march) is a specific type of focal seizure characterized by...

 

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Quiz: Phenobarb level timing

How long after administration of phenobarbital should a serum phenobarbital blood level be obtained?...

 

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Term: Drop metastases

Drop metastases are tumors that spread through the CSF ventricular pathways to distant sites. They h...

 

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Quiz: Organisms causing otitis interna

 

What are the most common organisms that cause otitis media-interna in dogs?

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Term: Catamenial epilepsy

Pronounced: kat-uh-mee-nee-uhl ep-uh-lep-see

Etymology: from Greek katamēnia (menses) and from La...

 

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Quiz: Common causes of feline spinal cord disease

The 2 most common overall broad categories of disease affecting the spinal cord in cats are infectio...

 

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Term: Foramen of Monro

The foramen of Monro (a.k.a., interventricular foramen) are channels that connect the lateral ventri...

 

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Tetraparetic Yorkie

Signalment: 11yr FS Yorkshire Terrier

History: The dog had a sudden onset of lameness/weakness in t...

 

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Quiz: Prognosis following surgery for IVDD

 
What is the prognosis following surgery for each of following?

Paraplegic chondrody...

 

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Historical perspective: Brachial plexus injury as a contributing factor to World War I?

Kaiser Wilhelm II (left) and Nicholas II of Russia (right). Note how Wilhelm holds the hilt of the s...

 

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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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