A novel intradural extramedullary spinal cord tumor in young dogs

@article{Summers1988ANI,
  title={A novel intradural extramedullary spinal cord tumor in young dogs},
  author={Brian Alan Summers and Alexander Delahunta and Mark McEntee and Francis P. Kuhajda},
  journal={Acta Neuropathologica},
  year={1988},
  volume={75},
  pages={402-410}
}
We have studied an unusual, spontaneous, intradural extramedullary spinal cord tumor in 12 dogs. Animals presented with paraparesis and ataxia early in life (11/12 ranged from 6 to 38 months of age) suggesting that these tumors may be congenital. Various breeds of dogs were represented with four cases in German Shepherds and three in retrievers; there was no sex predisposition. Post-mortem examinations revealed a single intradural mass consistently located between T10 and L2, which produced… CONTINUE READING

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