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Compounding for Degenerative Myelopathy in the German Shepherd

Author(s):  Timmons Steven P

Issue:  Jul/Aug 1997 - Compounding for Animals
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Abstract:  Degenerative myelopathy is a degenerative disease that causes demyelination of the spinal cord, especially in the thoracolumbar region of affected dogs. It appears with increased frequency in the German Shepherd. Here the author, a veterinarian, discusses diagnosis and treatment involving vitamins (vitamins E, C and B); aminocaproic acid and N-acetylcysteine.

Related Keywords: dogs, animals, veterinary, n-acetylcysteine, amicar, aminocaproic

Related Categories: VETERINARY

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