Degenerative lumbosacral stenosis in dogs.

  title={Degenerative lumbosacral stenosis in dogs.},
  author={Bj{\"o}rn Petrus Meij and Niklas Bergknut},
  journal={The Veterinary clinics of North America. Small animal practice},
  volume={40 5},
Degenerative lumbosacral stenosis (DLSS) is the most common disorder of the caudal lumbar spine in dogs. This article reviews the management of this disorder and highlights the most important new findings of the last decade. Dogs with DLSS are typically neuro-orthopedic patients and can be presented with varying clinical signs, of which the most consistent is lumbosacral pain. Due to the availability of advanced imaging techniques such as computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging that… CONTINUE READING