Cătălina Anca Cucoș, Radu Constantinescu, Ateș Barut, Iuliana Ionașcu and Constantin Vlăgioiu
Chiari-likemalformation (CM) is an anomaly characterized by the occipital hypoplasia, therefore a reduced volume of the caudal cranial fossa, leading to cerebellar herniation through foramen magnum, and sometimes also the brainstem. Secondary to this, the cerebrospinal fluid is obstructed, leading to the development of Syringomyelia - fluid filled cavities within the spinal cord ( 1 ).
In the Cavalier King Charles Spaniels (CKCS) these conditions are frequently diagnosed, some studies suggesting that CM is inherited in this breed ( 2 , 3
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