Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Arthritis: erosive

Contributor(s): Eithne Comerford

Introduction

Pathogenesis

Pathophysiology

  • Feline progressive arthritis:
    • Two forms-erosive and proliferative.
    • Affects distal joint of male cats.
  • 100% of animals are infected with syncytia-forming virus and up to 66% of animals can be infected with feline leukaemia virus Feline leukemia virus disease.

Diagnosis

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Treatment

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Outcomes

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Magne M L (2000) Swollen joints and lameness. In: Ettinger SJ (ed) Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine, edn 5, Philadelphia, WB Saunders, pp 77-80.


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