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Results 11-20 of 34 in Brain, Spinal Cord & Nerves
11. Facial Nerve Paresis (Paralysis) in Dogs
Facial nerve weakness or paralysis is an abnormality of the facial nerve resulting in improper function or paralysis of the muscles associated with facial expression. These include the muscles of the ears, lips, eyelids and nose.
12. Fibrocartilaginous Embolic Myelopathy (FCE)
Fibrocartilaginous embolic myelopathy or FCE is a condition involving a region of the spinal cord and is caused by an obstruction of the blood supply. Fibrocartilage, which arises from part of the intervertebral disc, enters a spinal artery or vein.
13. Fracture of the Spine in Dogs
Spinal fractures are breaks in the normal structure of a spinal bone as a result of trauma or other underlying pathology, and they tend to occur more commonly in younger animals less than five years old, rather than older animals.
14. Granulomatous Meningoencephalomyelitis (GME)
Granulomatous meningoencephalomyelitis (GME) is a sporadic, inflammatory disease of the central nervous system of dogs and rarely cats. It is most common in middle age dogs, although it can occur from age six months to ten years.
15. Hydrocephalus in Dogs
Hydrocephalus is a neurological disease in which there is excessive accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) within the ventricular system of the brain. Both males and females are equally affected.
16. Idiopathic Epilepsy in Dogs
Idiopathic epilepsy is a specific term referring to a seizure disorder in dogs that has no identifiable cause. It is also referred to as genetic or congenital epilepsy, and the terms epilepsy, seizure, fit or convulsion all mean the same thing.
17. Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD) - Thoracolumbar Area in Dogs
Intervertebral disc disease (IVDD) is a condition that occurs when pressure is placed on the spinal cord by disc material that herniates beneath or adjacent to the cord. Dogs may show signs of mild back pain to complete paralysis of the rear legs.
18. Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD) – Cervical Area
Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD) of the cervical of the neck results from acute or chronic pressure of material from an intervertebral disc pressing on or around the spinal cord. The exact cause of disc degeneration is unknown.
19. Laminectomy
Laminectomy refers to a surgical procedure in which a portion of the bone of a spinal vertebra is removed to allow access to the spinal canal and/or achieve decompression of the spinal cord.
20. Lumbo-Sacral Disease
Lumbo-sacral disease, also called "cauda equina" syndrome, is the compression of the nerve roots and spinal cord as they pass through the lower back; it can be congenital (present at birth) or acquired (developed after birth).

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