Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Cerebellum: hypoplasia (feline panleukopenia related)

Contributor(s): Peter Dickinson, Simon Platt

Introduction

  • Rare condition.
  • Cause: in-utero infection with feline panleukopenia virus.
  • Signs: onset of generalized ataxia with hypermetric gait and intention tremors usually from approximately 4 weeks of age.
  • Diagnosis: history, signs, brain imaging.
  • Treatment: none.
  • Prognosis: guarded for normal life although many kittens survive with good quality of life.

Pathogenesis

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Diagnosis

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Treatment

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Outcomes

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