Tag Archives: Nervous

Cerebral abscess in a foal- Streptococcus equi

Cerebral Abscess in a foal- Streptococcus equi History: A 4 month old intact female Quarterhorse with nasal discharge and mandibular lymphadenopathy. Despite treatment the foal became neurologic: ataxia, wobbly, and head pressing.  Neurologic exam revealed an intention tremor when head raised and no … Continue reading

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What’s Your Diagnosis #6

What’s your diagnosis #6 History: A 15 month old Angus steer became recumbent and could not rise. What are some differential diagnoses for acute weakness and recumbency in cattle? ************* The steer was treated with thiamine and penicillin, but  was … Continue reading

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Polioencephalomalacia in a calf

Polioencephalomalacia in a calf History:  A 1 month-old Charolais cross was submitted for necropsy, from a herd where several were found acting “goofy” and walking in circles with foam and blood coming from their mouths. They died within 1 hour … Continue reading

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Canine Distemper Virus in 2 Racoons

Canine Distemper Virus in 2 Racoons History: Racoon 1 was submitted for rabies testing, which was negative.  No additional history is known. Racoon 2 was a 2 month-old female racoon that had an acute seizure and died. No respiratory signs … Continue reading

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Disseminated Neosporosis in a dog

Disseminated Neosporosis in a dog History: A 6 week-old intact female Boxer became non-ambulatory with decreased or absent hind limb reflexes.  Forelimb and cranial nerve reflexes were normal.  A Neospora titer was positive.   There was acute onset of hind limb paresis … Continue reading

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