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dx brain tumors: B,R,M,C
- csf tap
What is the most common brain tumor in dogs?
brain damage from impact
brain damage from swealling or bleeding
Trauma prognosis depends on:LSD
Cognitive dysfunction aka
- senility(geriatric animals)
c.s. cognitive dysfunction:D,AI,AS/W,LHT,DA
- aleteration in interactions
- alterations in sleep/wake cycle
- loss of house training
- dec activity
Name the monoamine oxidase inhibitor with a nearoprotective effect that treats cognitive dysfunction
How many cervical vertebrae?
How many thoracic vertebrae?
How many lumbar vertebrae?
How many sacral vertebrae?
Name the 2 locations of IVDD:AF,NP
- annulus fibrosus(rupture)
- nucleus pulposus(extrusion)
In IVDD the disk may _ or _
c.s. for IVDD depend on: LSDD
2 types of IVDD
- Acute rupture + extrusion
- Less severe extrusion
- sensory deficit
- proprioceptive deficit
- loss of deep pain (last)
IVDD dx: NE,R,M
- nervous exam
- myelogram is most dx
- strict rest
- muscle relaxant
- steroid vs.NSAID
removal of bone
2 aka's of cervical vertebral malformation
- wobbler syndrome
- cervical spondylomyelopathy
In cervical vertebral malformation _ and _ put pressure on the spinal cord
What vertebrae are affected by cervical vertebral malformation?
Who is predisposed to cervical vertebral malformation?(3)
- Doberman 2+
- Great Dane 1+
progressive ataxia of the hind limbs
tx wobbler: S,N,,R,S
- restricted activity
In sx for wobbler what is done?
- decompression and stabilization
- sx anthroplasty (implant disks)
bacterial or fungal infx in vertebrae
c.s. discospondylitis: P,W,D,F,E,N
- weight loss
- exercise intolerance
dx discospondylitis: XBBC
Poor prognosis for duscospondylitis but what is the tx?
- long term antibiotic
- 4-6 weeks of pain control