Cervical spinal arachnoid cyst in a dog

Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon.
The Canadian veterinary journal. La revue veterinaire canadienne (Impact Factor: 0.52). 04/2000; 41(3):225-7.
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An 18-month-old, intact male Akita presented with a 12-month history of progressive ataxia, hypermetria, and loss of conscious proprioception of the thoracic and pelvic limbs. Neurological examination and myelography localized a lesion at cervical vertebrae 1 and 2 consistent with an arachnoid cyst. Hemilaminectomy and cyst fenestration led to virtually full recovery.

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