TITLE

Treatment of meningoencephalitis of unknown origin in a dog

AUTHOR(S)
Behr, S.; Llabrés-Días, F. J. L.; Radaelli, S. T.
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;5/16/2009, Vol. 164 Issue 20, p627
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the efficacy of immunosuppressive agents in managing a relapse of meningoencephalitis of unknown origin (MUO) in dogs. It says that MUO is one of the causes of inflammatory central nervous system disease that occurs in dogs. Agents such as prednisolone and cytosine arabinoside were given to dogs and showed no sign of relapse and a gradual improvement was observed in dogs. It notes that phenobarbitone and ciclosporin help control the clinical signs of MUO relapse.
ACCESSION #
41550098

 

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