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An update on the pathogenesis of syringomyelia secondary to Chiari-like malformations in dogs.

Driver, CJ, Volk, HA, Rusbridge, C and Van Ham, LM (2013) An update on the pathogenesis of syringomyelia secondary to Chiari-like malformations in dogs. Vet J, 198 (3). pp. 551-559.

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Abstract

Syringomyelia (SM) is a spinal cord disease that can cause neuropathic pain in dogs. The pathogenesis of SM secondary to Chiari-like malformation (CM) has been the focus of intense research in recent years. The gulf in our understanding of CM/SM in dogs relative to the analogous human condition has progressively narrowed. CM is primarily a disease of abnormal geometric morphometry affecting the caudal cranial fossa and the brain parenchyma contained within it. This review describes how advanced imaging techniques have revealed a series of morphometric abnormalities associated with CM/SM. The series is presented in a logical order to help describe the pathogenesis of CM and the subsequent formation of syringes, with particular reference to the concepts of craniospinal compliance and cerebrospinal fluid pulse pressure timing.

Item Type: Article
Authors :
NameEmailORCID
Driver, CJUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Volk, HAUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Rusbridge, Cc.rusbridge@surrey.ac.ukUNSPECIFIED
Van Ham, LMUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Date : December 2013
Identification Number : https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tvjl.2013.07.014
Uncontrolled Keywords : Cavalier King Charles spaniels, Chiari-like malformation, Morphometrics, Neuropathic pain, Syringomyelia, Animals, Arnold-Chiari Malformation, Brain, Dog Diseases, Dogs, Skull, Spinal Cord, Syringomyelia
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Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 17 May 2017 09:56
Last Modified : 17 May 2017 14:46
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/825711

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