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Five dogs with mucopolysaccharidosis I, a model of human Hurler/Scheie syndrome, were transplanted with marrow from phenotypically normal littermates at 5 mo of age. At 3 and 9 mo posttransplantation, biopsies of cerebral cortex, liver, and cerebrospinal fluid were obtained. The alpha-L-iduronidase levels in these tissues were 0.8-7.4, 26-45, and 6.3-14.9%(More)
Globoid cell leukodystrophy was diagnosed in a purebred Beagle bitch. Clinical signs and histopathologic and ultrastructural features were consistent with those reported in globoid cell leukodystrophy in man, cat, and other breeds of dogs. The occurrence of the disorder in 2 clinically affected females from a related litter and a familial history of(More)
Throughout its life, a 1-year-old Doberman Pinscher dog had had gastrointestinal disorders and episodes of circling. It was less active than its littermates, and it usually seemed lethargic. When 3 months old, the pup had been anesthetized for ear cropping and it had remained anesthetized for 32 hours. Behavioral problems were apparent when the dog was 11(More)
A dog with disseminated Aspergillus terreus infection died after a protracted course of hospitalization. Treatment with amphotericin B methyl ester was without effect. The causative organism was found in bone, myocardium, spleen, kidneys, liver, thymus, lymph nodes, and both eyes. Treatment with antimicrobials and corticosteroids prior to hospitalization(More)
Hospital records and radiographs of 211 dogs and cats with vertebral column fractures or luxations evaluated at the University of Tennessee Veterinary Teaching Hospital between April 1977 and September 1985 were reviewed. After neurologic examination, status of the animal was graded on a scale of 1 to 8. Decision to treat each animal either medically or(More)
Compression of the cauda equina from subluxation, stenosis, or spondylosis of the lumbosacral articulation was found in 20 dogs, 13 of which were German Shepherd Dogs or crossbred German Shepherd Dogs. Pain, posterior paresis, and urinary or fecal incontinence were the most frequent problems associated with the compression. Dorsal laminectomy was performed(More)