Lumbosacral intervertebral disk disease in six cats.

@article{Harris2008LumbosacralID,
  title={Lumbosacral intervertebral disk disease in six cats.},
  author={Jennipher E Harris and Sarit Dhupa},
  journal={Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association},
  year={2008},
  volume={44 3},
  pages={109-15}
}
Medical records of six cats diagnosed with lumbosacral intervertebral disk disease were reviewed. Clinical signs included reluctance to jump, low tail carriage, elimination outside the litter box, reluctance to ambulate, pelvic-limb paresis, urinary incontinence, and constipation. All cats had lumbosacral hyperpathia on palpation. Computed tomography in four cats revealed evidence of extradural spinal cord compression at the seventh lumbar (L(7)) to first sacral (S(1)) vertebral interspace… CONTINUE READING

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