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acute idiopathic polyradiculoneuritis is common in which species
dogs, coonhound paralysis
acute idopathic polyradiculoneuritis is caused by
scratch, bite from raccoon
Lesions of acute idiopathic polyradiculoneuritis are
demyelination, influx of inflammatory cells, axonal degeneration
signs of acute idiopathic polyradiculoneuritis are
hyperesthesia, weakness, ataxia, tetraparesis (temporary paresis for wks to mos)---> dennervation atrophy
What are signs of cauda equina neuritis
perineal parethesis, urinar incontinence, fecal retention, tail paralysis, hind limb ataxia/weakness
Lesions assoicated with cauda equina neuritis?
thickened nerve roots due to severe inflammation, demyelination, axonal degeneration
Amputation neuromas happen due to
abortive attempts of regneration of severed axons-seen in tail docking
Calving paralysis is characterized by
bilateral compression of obturator nerve- splaying
Diabetic neuropthy is seen in what species and is characterized by
cats, associated with amyloid deposition in pancreas and leads to hind limb weakness