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Title: A pedigree analysis of cerebellar cortical abiotrophy in the Arabian horse
Authors: Sponseller, Brett A.
Keywords: Horses -- Diseases -- Case studies
Issue Date: 28-Feb-1994
Series/Report no.: Senior seminar paper
Seminar SF610.1 1994 no.9472
Abstract: Cerebellar abiotrophy in Arabian horses clinically manifests itself early in the life of affected individuals as ataxia, an intention head tremor, and lack of a menace blink response. Histopathologically, there is a marked loss of Purkinje neurons. The etiology of this disease has remained undetermined; viral isolation studies in affected individuals have been unrewarding. A hereditary basis for this disease has been proposed. This report reviews the pertinent neuroanatomy, clinical signs, histopathology, and includes the preliminary results of a pedigree analysis of fifty affected individuals.
Description: Senior seminar (D.V.M.) -- Cornell University, 1994. Includes bibliographical references (leaf [20]).
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1813/3013
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