Veterinary Medicine: Case report

Spinal ectopic choroid plexus papilloma in a cat

Conclusion This case report outlines a challenging diagnosis of ectopic spinal choroid plexus papilloma without a primary intracranial neoplasm. The importance of immunohistochemical evaluation aligned with histological growth pattern were crucial to the characterisation and differential diagnosis of this neoplasm, which was reinforced by survival time without reoccurrence. Summary A 10-year-old male neutered Russian Blue […]

Olivopontocerebellar degeneration associated with 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaric aciduria in a domestic shorthair cat

Conclusion This is the first report of 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaric aciduria in the veterinary literature. The two cats from the same litter presented at 3–6 months of age with progressive spinocerebellar signs and weakness. The female cat developed cerebellar signs in the late stage of the disease and urinalysis revealed significant elevations in 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaric acid. The cat was […]