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Posterior paralysis due to fibrocartilaginous embolism in two weaner pigs.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6883183     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Acute posterior paralysis in two weaner pigs was attributed to ischemic infarction of the lumbar spinal cord due to fibrocartilaginous emboli. These arterial and venous emboli were assumed to have originated from the nucleus pulposus of one or more intervertebral discs. There was no indication of an initiating factor in either instance, although some form of trauma may have been involved. Lesions were not grossly evident and were limited to one or two lumbar segments. Although it appears to be a rare occurrence, fibrocartilaginous embolism of the spinal cord should be considered in cases of acute paralysis in pigs particularly when gross lesions are absent.
Authors:
S V Tessaro; C E Doige; C S Rhodes
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Canadian journal of comparative medicine. Revue canadienne de médecine comparée     Volume:  47     ISSN:  0008-4050     ISO Abbreviation:  Can. J. Comp. Med.     Publication Date:  1983 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-10-21     Completed Date:  1983-10-21     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0151747     Medline TA:  Can J Comp Med     Country:  CANADA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  124-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Age Factors
Animals
Embolism / complications,  veterinary*
Humans
Infarction / etiology,  veterinary
Ischemia / etiology,  veterinary*
Male
Paralysis / etiology,  veterinary*
Spinal Cord / blood supply
Spinal Cord Diseases / veterinary*
Swine
Swine Diseases / etiology*
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