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Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract. 2010 Sep;40(5):871-9. doi: 10.1016/j.cvsm.2010.05.008.

Inflammatory diseases of the spine in small animals.

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  • 1Department of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, University for Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Buenteweg 9, D-30559 Hannover, Germany. Andrea.Tipold@tiho-hannover.de

Abstract

Discospondylitis and steroid-responsive meningitis-arteritis are the most frequently seen inflammatory diseases of the spine. Advanced imaging techniques and the examination of the cerebrospinal fluid are helpful to receive a definitive or presumptive diagnosis. Most inflammatory lesions are of unknown cause, but bacterial, fungal, or parasitic infections may be detected. Specific treatment depends on the cause.

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