Cervical myelopathy associated with extradural synovial cysts in 4 dogs.

@article{Levitski1999CervicalMA,
  title={Cervical myelopathy associated with extradural synovial cysts in 4 dogs.},
  author={R E Levitski and Abel Chauvet and David Lipsitz},
  journal={Journal of veterinary internal medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={13 3},
  pages={181-6}
}
Three Mastiffs and 1 Great Dane were presented to the University of Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital for cervical myelopathy based on history and neurologic examination. All dogs were males and had progressive ataxia and tetraparesis. Degenerative arthritis of the articular facet joints was noted on survey spinal radiographs. Myelography disclosed lateral axial compression of the cervical spinal cord medial to the articular facets. Extradural compressive cystic structures adjacent… CONTINUE READING