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Schweiz Arch Tierheilkd. 2006 Jun;148(6):297-302.

[Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy with hypertrophy of cervico-thoracal nerve roots in a dog].

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  • 1Departement für klinische Veterinärmedizin, Abteilung für Neurologie der Universität Bern. iris.kathmann@kkh.unibe.ch


A case of chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy in a Magyar Vizsla dame, 7 months of age, is described. The neurological deficits such as movement disorders, hyporeflexia and muscle atrophy, were limited to the front legs. The hypertrophied cervico-thoracal nerve roots could be shown by magnetic resonance imaging. The diagnosis was additionally based on clinical findings, the relapsing course, the good response to therapy with prednisolone, the results of electrodiagnostic workup and muscle and nerve biopsy.

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