TITLE

Spinal osteomyelitis and epidural empyema in a dog due to migrating conifer material

AUTHOR(S)
Sutton, A.; May, C.; Coughlan, A.
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;5/29/2010, Vol. 166 Issue 22, p693
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the migration of foreign bodies into the lumbar spine of dogs. Reportedly an uncommon occurrence among canines, the object is usually a grass awn inhaled or ingested. The item then passes through the abdominal region before lodging in the spine. The results of a detailed study of the phenomenon, based on a four year old female dobermann who was neutered, are discussed.
ACCESSION #
51407495

 

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