Myokymia and neuromyotonia in 37 Jack Russell terriers.

  title={Myokymia and neuromyotonia in 37 Jack Russell terriers.},
  author={Sofie F. M. Bhatti and An E Vanhaesebrouck and Iris Van Soens and Valentine A Martl{\'e} and Ingeborgh E Polis and Clare Rusbridge and Luc M L M Van Ham},
  journal={Veterinary journal},
  volume={189 3},
The clinical and clinicopathological characteristics, treatment and outcome of vermicular muscle contractions (myokymia) and generalized muscle stiffness (neuromyotonia) in 37 Jack Russell terriers were evaluated retrospectively. Thirty dogs were affected by both disorders, whereas seven were presented with myokymia and never developed neuromyotonia. Clinical signs started at the mean age of 8 months. Except for signs of myokymia and neuromyotonia, clinical and neurological examination was… CONTINUE READING


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