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1.Encephalitis/Meningitis is a inflammation of what?
The meninges/coverings of the brain
2 causes of encephalitis/meningitis that could be zoonotic.RD
Other causes of encephalitis/meningitis:V,B,P,T,A,N
- csf analysis
Is distemper common?
no due to vaccination
c.s. distemper: F,R,V,D,S,A,P,D
Name the two cogenital diseases: CH,H
- cerebral hypoplasia
Cerebral hypoplasia is associated with _/_virus in kittens exposed in utero.
c.s. cerebral hypoplasia
Is hydrocephalus common?
no it is rare
Who commonly gets hydrocephalus?
small brachycephalic dogs
Hydrocephalus is a fluid accumulation around the _
Hydrocephalus may or may not have open _
c.s. hydrocephalus: L,E,V,B,S
- lack of training
- excess sleepiness
Medically how would you tx hydrocephalus?DS
sx how to tx hydrocephalus?
shunt fluid to abdomin
An embolus is a _dz
An embolus is usually a _ clot that results in a _ that can be anywhere is the body.
What is important with an embolus?
Vestibular disease is a disturbance of what part of the ear?
Who gets vestibular dz? (2)
- geriatric dogs
- any age cats
Although idiopathic, vestibular dz may be related to what?
c.s. vestibular dz: OB,HT,C,A,N,F,R,N,V
- off balance
- head tilt
What 2 things are ruled out in order to dx vestibular dz?
- ear disease
- intracranial dz
28.tx vestibular dz (4)
- motion sickness meds
Vestibular dz patients improve w/in _ hours and are normal in _ weeks.
Does vestibular dz recur?