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Term: Trismus

Pronunciation:  tris·mus (trĭz' məs)

Etymology: 1690s, Modern Latin, from Greek trismos "a scream; ...

 

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Journal club: Transdermal phenobarbital in cats

Article: Delamaide Gasper JA, Barnes Heller HL, Robertson M, Trepanier LA.  Therapeutic serum phenob...

 

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Painful & ataxic Cavalier

Signalment: 4 mos M Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

History: The patient was referred for progressive...

 

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Quiz: Menace response

What portions of the central nervous system are being tested when performing the menace respon...

 

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A new meaning for downward facing dog!

Neurologic patients are frequently weak and/or uncoordinated, so traction is extremely important for...

 

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Term: Internal capsule

The internal capsule is a white matter band of afferent and efferent nerve fibers connecting to the...

 

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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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