Specializing in Canine and Feline Neurology and Neurosurgery since 1986
The actual seizure event.
Occuring without known cause; in the context of epilepsy, indicates cases in which no lesion is present and a genetic cause is presumed.
An idiopathic disorder resulting in unilateral or bilateral paresis or paralysis of the facial muscles in dogs and cats.
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idiopathic ; lateral ; paralysis ; paresis
Condition of unknown cause, characterized by inflammation of the nerves and nerve roots; also called coonhound paralysis.
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idiopathic ; inflammation ; nerve ; polyradiculoneuritis
Condition which results from abnormal activity of the body's immune system; autoimmune disease is a subset of immune-mediated disease.
Inflammation of the brain and meninges resulting from abnormal activity of the body’s immune system.
brain ; immune-mediated disease ; inflammation ; meninges
Inability to control urination and defecation.
An area of tissue damage due to ischemia resulting from obstruction of circulation commonly by a thrombus or embolus.
Invasion and multiplication of microorganisms in body tissues which may result in cellular injury due to competitive metabolism, toxins, intracellular replication, or antigen-antibody response.
antibody ; antigen ; microorganism ; toxin
A localized protective response elicited by injury or destruction of tissues, which serves to destroy, dilute, or wall off both the injurous agent and the injured tissue. The five cardinal signs of inflammation include:
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