Neurological matters

Neurological matters - Neurological matters VS 441 Spinal...

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Spinal cord problems Intervertebral disk disease Fractures/trauma Fibrocartilaginous emboli Discospondylitis Degenerative myelopathy
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Intervertebral disk disease Type I Early mineralization of disk material leading to rupture, disk matter into spinal canal Common in chondrodystrophic breeds Type II Later onset, slower progression Disk bulges into spinal canal, no actual rupture cart507
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IVD disease Signs depend on disk involved Severity depends on amount of pressure on spinal cord, speed with which extrusion occurred Cervical disk Relatively larger amount of space in spinal canal, so less severe signs here Signs Crying Pain on manipulation of neck Anorexia Muscle spasms Lameness in one or both front legs
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IVD disease Ataxia T-L junction Pain—may manifest as crying, shaking Reluctance to move Ataxia of rear limbs Paresis of rear limbs
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