15 de set de 2011

Optic neuritis caused by canine distemper virus in a Jack Russell terrier

Can Vet J. 2011 April; 52(4): 398–402

Tara R. Richards, Nick C. Whelan, Chantale L. Pinard, Fernanda Castillo Alcala, and Katheryn C. Wolfe

An atypical case of canine distemper (CD) was diagnosed in a vaccinated healthy adult dog. The patient was presented circling, seizuring, and blind. Postmortem examination resulted in a diagnosis of CD. Optic neuritis was diagnosed, a finding not previously described in the context of CD virus infection presenting solely with neurological signs.

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