Does anyone know anything about Syringomyelia?

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Does anyone know anything about Syringomyelia?

Post by deni » Wed, 07 Nov 2001 23:32:28



In continuance of my prior messages under "has anyone ever seen this
in a dog", I came across a disease common in weim's known as
Syringomyelia, also known as spinal dysraphism or hopper's disease.  I
can only find a brief description of it which indicates that the dog
stands in a crouched position.  When researching the disease on the
internet I can only find information as it applies to humans.

I was wondering if anyone has any more information regarding this
disease as it may be a possibility for Zak.  Any help is greatly
appreciated!

denise

 
 
 

Does anyone know anything about Syringomyelia?

Post by buglad » Thu, 08 Nov 2001 02:44:59


Go to PubMed http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?db=PubMed and
enter Syringomyelia AND canine (make sure the AND is in caps) and you'll get
a couple of pages of papers.  Maybe you could run them down in a library or
order through pubmed or ask your vet for help.

This page came from a search at www.google.com with the same search terms :
http://www.tbvs-inc.com/canine_spinal_cord_disease.htm

spinal dysraphism found at google.com:
http://www.upei.ca/~cidd/Diseases/nervous%20system%20disorders/myelod...
a.htm

PDF booklet on the canine spine and its diseases:
http://education.vetmed.vt.edu/Curriculum/VM8654/spine.pdf

Part of an online text on small animal orthopedics:
http://cal.nbc.upenn.edu/saortho/chapter_67/67mast.htm

Looks like its time for at least an X-ray.

buglady
take out the dog before replying

Quote:

>In continuance of my prior messages under "has anyone ever seen this
>in a dog", I came across a disease common in weim's known as
>Syringomyelia, also known as spinal dysraphism or hopper's disease.  I
>can only find a brief description of it which indicates that the dog
>stands in a crouched position.  When researching the disease on the
>internet I can only find information as it applies to humans.

 
 
 

Does anyone know anything about Syringomyelia?

Post by deni » Thu, 08 Nov 2001 06:56:17


THANK YOU VERY MUCH!
Quote:

> Go to PubMed http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?db=PubMed and
> enter Syringomyelia AND canine (make sure the AND is in caps) and you'll get
> a couple of pages of papers.  Maybe you could run them down in a library or
> order through pubmed or ask your vet for help.

> This page came from a search at www.google.com with the same search terms :
> http://www.tbvs-inc.com/canine_spinal_cord_disease.htm

> spinal dysraphism found at google.com:
> http://www.upei.ca/~cidd/Diseases/nervous%20system%20disorders/myelod...
> a.htm

> PDF booklet on the canine spine and its diseases:
> http://education.vetmed.vt.edu/Curriculum/VM8654/spine.pdf

> Part of an online text on small animal orthopedics:
> http://cal.nbc.upenn.edu/saortho/chapter_67/67mast.htm

> Looks like its time for at least an X-ray.

> buglady
> take out the dog before replying


> >In continuance of my prior messages under "has anyone ever seen this
> >in a dog", I came across a disease common in weim's known as
> >Syringomyelia, also known as spinal dysraphism or hopper's disease.  I
> >can only find a brief description of it which indicates that the dog
> >stands in a crouched position.  When researching the disease on the
> >internet I can only find information as it applies to humans.

 
 
 

Does anyone know anything about Syringomyelia?

Post by Ruth Nichol » Thu, 08 Nov 2001 08:07:06


YES!  Denise, please emaile me privately.  I want to give you a name and
phone number of someone in the breed that can help.

--
Ruth Nichols


Quote:
> In continuance of my prior messages under "has anyone ever seen this
> in a dog", I came across a disease common in weim's known as
> Syringomyelia, also known as spinal dysraphism or hopper's disease.  I
> can only find a brief description of it which indicates that the dog
> stands in a crouched position.  When researching the disease on the
> internet I can only find information as it applies to humans.

> I was wondering if anyone has any more information regarding this
> disease as it may be a possibility for Zak.  Any help is greatly
> appreciated!

> denise

 
 
 

Does anyone know anything about Syringomyelia?

Post by Toni » Thu, 08 Nov 2001 08:29:54



Quote:
> YES!  Denise, please emaile me privately.  I want to give you a name and
> phone number of someone in the breed that can help.

I'm hoping that once this is sorted out, someone will pop in and educate ME!
I've saved buglady's links, but am hoping for a condensed version.

--
Toni
http://www.irish-wolfhounds.com

 
 
 

Does anyone know anything about Syringomyelia?

Post by I_Remember_Dah_Good_Old_D.. » Thu, 08 Nov 2001 12:50:19




 
 
 

Does anyone know anything about Syringomyelia?

Post by mari » Fri, 23 Nov 2001 07:44:12


Quote:

>In continuance of my prior messages under "has anyone ever seen this
>in a dog", I came across a disease common in weim's known as
>Syringomyelia, also known as spinal dysraphism or hopper's disease.  >
>I was wondering if anyone has any more information regarding this
>disease as it may be a possibility for Zak.  Any help is greatly
>appreciated!

>denise

This is an inherited disease in Weimaraners, evident by 4 to 6 wks. of age.
It is incompletely ***, with some escapers (have the gene, but no signs
of disease).  It causes hopping gait, peculiar stances and knuckling under
of hind paws which pups learn to compensate for.  There is no treatment and
such dogs should not be bred.
Star