EPIDURAL IDIOPATHIC STERILE PYOGRANULOMATOUS INFLAMMATION, PANNICULITIS, IN DOGS
 
Description    Epidural Idiopathic Sterile Pyogranuloma, or Sterile Panniculitis, is characterized by epidural spinal cord compressive lesions that resembled cutaneous Idiopathic Sterile Pyogranuloma.
 
Species   Canine
 
Signs   Abnormal hindlimb reflexes, Abnormal panniculus reflex, Abnormal proprioceptive positioning, Anorexia, Ataxia, Back pain, Dullness, Dysmetria, Enlarged, distended, urinary bladder, Fever, Hindlimb hypoesthesia, Inability to stand, Increased respiratory rate, Paraparesis, Reluctant to move, Tachycardia, Urinary incontinence
 
References   Cornelis I. Idiopathic sterile inflammation of the epidural fat and epaxial muscles causing paraplegia in a mixed-breed dog. JAVMA 2013;242:1405 [Web Reference]
Nishida H. Three Cases of Idiopathic Sterile Pyogranulomatous Inflammation of Epidural Fat in Miniature Dachshunds. J Vet Med Sci 2012;74:1071 [Web Reference]
Murata D. CT and MRI Imaging Diagnosis of Epidural Idiopathic Sterile Pyogranulomatous Inflammation in a Dog Spinal Canal. J Vet Med Sci 2012;74:913 [Web Reference]
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