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Treatment of granulomatous meningoencephalomyelitis in a dog

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  • M. Tanja Nuhsbaum,

    1. Colorado State University, Department of Clinical Sciences, 300 West Drake Road, Fort Collins, CO 80523–1620, USA
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  • Cynthia C. Powell,

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    1. Colorado State University, Department of Clinical Sciences, 300 West Drake Road, Fort Collins, CO 80523–1620, USA
      Address communications to: Dr Cynthia C. Powell Tel.: (970) 491–1259 Fax: (970) 491–1275 e-mail: cpowell@vth.colostate.edu
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  • Juliet R. Gionfriddo,

    1. Colorado State University, Department of Clinical Sciences, 300 West Drake Road, Fort Collins, CO 80523–1620, USA
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  • Paul A. Cuddon

    1. Colorado State University, Department of Clinical Sciences, 300 West Drake Road, Fort Collins, CO 80523–1620, USA
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Address communications to: Dr Cynthia C. Powell Tel.: (970) 491–1259 Fax: (970) 491–1275 e-mail: cpowell@vth.colostate.edu

Abstract

The clinical work-up, diagnosis and follow-up of an 8-year-old, female-spayed Shih Tzu with diffuse, granulomatous meningoencephalomyelitis (GME)-causing visual deficits is reported. The use of cytosine arabinoside as an alternative treatment for GME is discussed.

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