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Week 24

Signalment Species

SpeciesCan
BreedGerm Shep
SexF/S
Age4yr

Presenting Complaint

Two week history of thoracolumbar pain and neck stiffness.  Has now progressed to hind limb paresis.

Physical Examination

  • Hindlimb paresis
  • Increased patellar and sciatic reflexes
  • Decreased conscious propioception
  • Cranial nerve reflexes within normal limits (WNL)
  • Forelimb reflexes WNL
  • Weak
  • Emaciated

Hematological Findings

  • NA

What are your initial radiographic impressions?


Radiograph of the Right lateral view

Figure 1: Right lateral view

Radiograph of the Right lateral view

Figure 2: Right lateral view

Radiograph of the Right lateral view

Figure 3: Right lateral view

Radiograph of the Right lateral view

Figure 4: Right lateral view

Additional Imaging

  • NA

Interpretation