DURAL OSSIFICATION OR CALCINOSIS CIRCUMSCRIPTA
 
Description    Metaplasia of the inner surface of the dura into bony plaques, Dural Ossification, seldom causes neurologic disease. Epidural Calcinosis Circumscripta has also been reported as a surgically reversible cause of neurologic disease disease in dogs.
 
Species   Canine, Feline
 
Signs   Abnormal proprioceptive positioning, Ataxia, Dysmetria, Enlarged, distended, urinary bladder, Pain, neck, cervical, throat, Paraparesis, Tetraparesis, Urinary incontinence
 
References   Antila JM. Spinal dural ossification causing neurological signs in a cat. Acta Vet Scand 2013;55:47 [Web Reference]
McEwan JD. Thoracic spinal calcinosis circumscripta causing cord compression in two german shepherd dog littermates. Vet Rec 1992;130:575 [Web Reference]
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