2004 Image Interpretation Session - Case 1

Signalment: "Quigley", Mix Terrier, MC, 4 years

History: Motor Vehicle Accident (not hit by car, dog was in car that was involved in an accident) 5 days previous to admission.

Physical/Neuro Exam: Non to minimally ambulatory, right lateralizing tetraparesis (can stand and take a couple of steps with assistance, then falls to right). Knuckles on right front, some proprioceptive deficits all four limbs. Cranial nerves normal. Appropriate mentation. Referring veterinarian placed Quigley on 10mg prednisone, once a day.

Clinical Pathology Test Value Ref Units
Chemistry Panel No Abnormalities      
CBC Neutrophils 26.4 (3-11.5) x1000/ul

No other abnormalities

Available Studies:

  • Plain films of cervical spine
  • Cervical myelogram
  • MRI of cervical spine