Transitional lumbosacral vertebral anomaly in the dog: a radiographic study.

  title={Transitional lumbosacral vertebral anomaly in the dog: a radiographic study.},
  author={J. Pierpont Morgan},
  journal={The Journal of small animal practice},
  volume={40 4},
Transitional lumbosacral vertebral anomalies have for some time been suggested as a possible cause of cauda equina syndrome (especially in the German shepherd dog [GSD]), a condition recently thought to be inherited. The frequency of this condition within a large clinical population and the radiographic features used in its detection are reported. In a group of 143 patients, the sexes were similarly represented and the GSD was greatly overrepresented. The anomaly is characterised by separation… CONTINUE READING


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