An update on the pathogenesis of syringomyelia secondary to Chiari-like malformations in dogs.

@article{Driver2013AnUO,
  title={An update on the pathogenesis of syringomyelia secondary to Chiari-like malformations in dogs.},
  author={Colin John Driver and Holger Andreas Volk and Clare Rusbridge and Luc M L M Van Ham},
  journal={Veterinary journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={198 3},
  pages={551-9}
}
Syringomyelia (SM) is a spinal cord disease that can cause neuropathic pain in dogs. The pathogenesis of SM secondary to Chiari-like malformation (CM) has been the focus of intense research in recent years. The gulf in our understanding of CM/SM in dogs relative to the analogous human condition has progressively narrowed. CM is primarily a disease of abnormal geometric morphometry affecting the caudal cranial fossa and the brain parenchyma contained within it. This review describes how advanced… CONTINUE READING

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