TITLE

MRI of a Split Cord Malformation in a German Shepherd Dog

AUTHOR(S)
Allett, Brian; Broome, Michael R.; Hager, David
PUB. DATE
September 2012
SOURCE
Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association;Sep/Oct2012, Vol. 48 Issue 5, p344
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article describes the case of a German Shepherd presenting with split cold malformation. A magnetic resonance imaging of the thoracic and lumbar spine was conducted due to the dog presenting clinical signs of chronic neurogenic bladder dysfunction of an unknown cause. Transverse T2-weighted images showed a type II split cord malformation, which are forms of spinal dysraphism where the abnormal development of the spinal cord leads to sagittal splitting.
ACCESSION #
79817404

 

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