LADIS Case of the Month - October 2014

Submitted by: Dr. Dana Neelis, DACVR, Animal Imaging, Irving, TX.

Signalment and History:

  • 6 month old Quarter Horse filly with a history of head trauma 5 days ago.
  • Neurologically normal prior to the trauma.
  • The day after the trauma, the filly was stiff and developed a head tilt to the right. She was also significantly ataxic in the rear limbs. Neurologic signs have progressed over the last 24 hours.
  • Radiographs of the cervical spine were obtained.

Part I: History and initial images. Download first PDF file below.
Part II: Complete case with answer. Download second PDF file below.