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Optic neuritis caused by canine distemper virus in a Jack Russell terrier

By Tara R. Richards, Nick C. Whelan, Chantale L. Pinard, Fernanda Castillo Alcala and Katheryn C. Wolfe

Abstract

An atypical case of canine distemper (CD) was diagnosed in a vaccinated healthy adult dog. The patient was presented circling, seizuring, and blind. Postmortem examination resulted in a diagnosis of CD. Optic neuritis was diagnosed, a finding not previously described in the context of CD virus infection presenting solely with neurological signs

Topics: Scientific
Publisher: Canadian Veterinary Medical Association
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:3058652
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