UMN: Spinal empyema

38 UMN

Spinal empyema


Focal spinal cord disease is an uncommon presentation of inflammatory CNS disease. Any segment is at risk but inflammation of the cervical cord is most often reported. Dogs less than 3 years old and hound and toy breeds are most at risk of developing meningomyelitis. The onset of signs is highly variable, lasting days to over 1 week. Improvement without treatment is unusual.

The diagnosis of meningomyelitis is made by:

Sep 3, 2016 | Posted by in SMALL ANIMAL | Comments Off on UMN: Spinal empyema

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