DORSAL DENS ANGULATION AND A CHIARI TYPE MALFORMATION IN A CAVALIER KING CHARLES SPANIEL

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Abstract

A nineteen month old Cavalier King Charles had clinical signs consistent with a cervical myelopathy. Radiologically there was abnormal angulation of the dens with cervical spinal cord compression and a Chiari type malformation of the atlanto occipital region. The condition and method of investigation is discussed.

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