Analysis of cerebrospinal fluid from the cerebellomedullary and lumbar cisterns of dogs with focal neurologic disease: 145 cases (1985-1987).

@article{Thomson1990AnalysisOC,
  title={Analysis of cerebrospinal fluid from the cerebellomedullary and lumbar cisterns of dogs with focal neurologic disease: 145 cases (1985-1987).},
  author={Calcum Thomson and Joe N. Kornegay and Jerry B. Stevens},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  year={1990},
  volume={196 11},
  pages={1841-4}
}
Data were obtained from 158 CSF samples from 145 dogs with focal, noninfectious/noninflammatory neurologic disease. The effect of lesion location and the duration and severity of clinical signs were studied. One hundred and twenty-five samples were obtained from the cerebellomedullary cistern (CMC), and 33 were obtained from the lumbar cistern (LC). Intracranial and cervical disease affected the CSF from the CMC more often than did thoracolumbar disease. However, lumbar CSF was more frequently… CONTINUE READING