INTERVERTEBRAL DISK, DISC, DISEASE
 
Description    Intervertebral Disk Disease causing spinal cord compression and damage is a common and important disease in dogs, rare in other species. Signs depend on the location of the lesion.
 
Species   Canine, Equine, Feline, Ovine, Porcine
 
Signs   Abnormal anal, perineal, tail reflexes, Abnormal behavior, aggression, changing habits, Abnormal forelimb reflexes, Abnormal hindlimb reflexes, Abnormal panniculus reflex, Abnormal proprioceptive positioning, Ataxia, Back pain, Back spasms, Change in voice, Constant or increased vocalization, Decreased respiratory rate, Dullness, Dysmetria, Dyspnea, Enlarged, distended, urinary bladder, Enophthalmos, Fecal incontinence, Forelimb hypoesthesia, Forelimb lameness, Forelimb weakness, Generalized lameness or stiffness, Head, face, neck spasms, Hemiparesis, Hindlimb atrophy, Hindlimb hypoesthesia, Hindlimb lameness, Hyperesthesia, Hypertonia of muscles, myotonia, Inability to stand, Increased frequency of urination, Miosis, Muscle hypotonia, Pain, neck, cervical, throat, Paraparesis, Prolapsed third eyelid, Ptosis, Reluctant to move, Stiffness or extended neck, Tail weakness, Tail, anal hypoesthesia, Tetraparesis, Torticollis, Urinary incontinence, Weakness of one hindlimb
 
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