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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 ).|
|Appears in Collections:||Senior Seminars|
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