Meningeal carcinomatosis in a dog: magnetic resonance imaging features and pathological correlation

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Abstract

A six-year-old cross breed dog was presented with a four-month history of seizure activity, which was unresponsive to anticonvulsive therapy and an acute deterioration in neurological status, evident as central blindness. Cyst-like structures and nodular enhancement within the subarachnoid space were shown on a magnetic resonance image (MRI) scan. Histopathological examination of brain tissue was consistent with meningeal carcinomatosis.

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