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Narcolepsy in a long-haired dachshund.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2634775     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Narcolepsy was diagnosed in a three-month old, longhaired Dachshund presented with a history of sudden onset of episodes of complete collapse. Littermates or immediate ancestors were not affected. Numerous daily cataplectic attacks as well as excessive sleepiness were the main clinical features. The dog did not respond to treatment with methylphenidate and imipramine. The clinical signs of the disease disappeared after treatment with dexamphetamine. This report describes a case presentation, findings of cerebrospinal fluid assay for catecholamines after various treatment regimens and the response of the patient to treatment.
J Van Heerden; G N Eckersley
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the South African Veterinary Association     Volume:  60     ISSN:  1019-9128     ISO Abbreviation:  J S Afr Vet Assoc     Publication Date:  1989 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-06-07     Completed Date:  1990-06-07     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7503122     Medline TA:  J S Afr Vet Assoc     Country:  SOUTH AFRICA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  151-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Companion Animal Medicine and Surgery, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Medical University of Southern Africa, Medunsa.
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MeSH Terms
Dog Diseases / cerebrospinal fluid,  drug therapy*
Narcolepsy / cerebrospinal fluid,  drug therapy,  veterinary*

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