Det pågår en hel del forskning kring myelopatier på mops världen över. En del av de resultat som publicerats presenteras nedan:

1.           Alcoverro E, McConnell JF, Sanchez-Masian D, De Risio L, De Decker S, Goncalves R. Late-onset recurrence of neurological deficits after surgery for spinal arachnoid diverticula. The Veterinary record. 2018;182(13):380.

2.           Alisauskaite N, Cizinauskas S, Jeserevics J, Rakauskas M, Cherubini GB, Anttila M, et al. Short- and long-term outcome and magnetic resonance imaging findings after surgical treatment of thoracolumbar spinal arachnoid diverticula in 25 Pugs. Journal of veterinary internal medicine. 2019.

3.           Bailey CS, Morgan JP. Congenital spinal malformations. The Veterinary clinics of North America Small animal practice. 1992;22(4):985-1015.

4.           Bertram S, Ter Haar G, De Decker S. Caudal articular process dysplasia of thoracic vertebrae in neurologically normal French bulldogs, English bulldogs, and Pugs: Prevalence and characteristics. Veterinary radiology & ultrasound : the official journal of the American College of Veterinary Radiology and the International Veterinary Radiology Association. 2018.

5.           Bismuth C, Ferrand FX, Millet M, Buttin P, Fau D, Cachon T, et al. Original surgical treatment of thoracolumbar subarachnoid cysts in six chondrodystrophic dogs. Acta veterinaria Scandinavica. 2014;56:32.

6.           Bouma JL. Congenital Malformations of Vertebral Articular Processes in Dogs. The Veterinary clinics of North America Small animal practice. 2016;46(2):307-26.

7.           Brocal J, De Decker S, José-Lopez R, Penderis J, Stalin C, Guiterrez-Quintana R, editors. Congenital vertebral malformations in pugs: are we selcting against evolution? ESVN-ECVN The 30th Annual Symposium; 2017; Helsinki.

8.           Chen AV, Bagley RS, West CL, Gavin PR, Tucker RL. Fecal incontinence and spinal cord abnormalities in seven dogs. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2005;227(12):1945-51, 28.

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10.         De Rycke LM, Crijns C, Chiers K, van Bree HJ, Gielen I. Late-onset wedge-shaped thoracic vertebrae in a six-month-old pug. The veterinary record Case reports. 2016;4(1).

11.         Dewey CW, Davies E, Bouma JL. Kyphosis and Kyphoscoliosis Associated with Congenital Malformations of the Thoracic Vertebral Bodies in Dogs. The Veterinary clinics of North America Small animal practice. 2016;46(2):295-306.

12.         DG ON, Church DB, McGreevy PD, Thomson PC, Brodbelt DC. Prevalence of disorders recorded in dogs attending primary-care veterinary practices in England. PLoS one. 2014;9(3):e90501.

13.         Done SH, Drew RA, Robins GM, Lane JG. Hemivertebra in the dog: clinical and pathological observations. The Veterinary record. 1975;96(14):313-7.

14.         Driver CJ, Rose J, Tauro A, Fernandes R, Rusbridge C. Magnetic resonance image findings in pug dogs with thoracolumbar myelopathy and concurrent caudal articular process dysplasia. BMC veterinary research. 2019;15(1):182.

15.         Faller K, Penderis J, Stalin C, Guevar J, Yeamans C, Gutierrez-Quintana R. The effect of kyphoscoliosis on intervertebral disc degeneration in dogs. Veterinary journal (London, England : 1997). 2014;200(3):449-51.

16.         Fisher SC, Shores A, Simpson ST. Constrictive myelopathy secondary to hypoplasia or aplasia of the thoracolumbar caudal articular processes in Pugs: 11 cases (1993-2009). J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2013;242(2):223-9.

17.         Flegel T, Muller MK, Truar K, Loffler C, Oechtering G. Thoracolumbar spinal arachnoid diverticula in 5 pug dogs. The Canadian veterinary journal = La revue veterinaire canadienne. 2013;54(10):969-73.

18.         Foss KD, Berry WL. What is your neurologic diagnosis? Spinal arachnoid cysts. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2009;234(8):1009-11.

19.         Full A, Dewey, C.J., Bouma, J.L., editor Prevalence and magnetic resonance imaging of intervertebral disc disease in pugs with caudal articular process dysplasia of the thoracolumbar Spine. ACVR Proceedings; 2014; St Louis, MO, USA.

20.         Mauler DA, De Decker S, De Risio L, Volk HA, Dennis R, Gielen I, et al. Signalment, clinical presentation, and diagnostic findings in 122 dogs with spinal arachnoid diverticula. Journal of veterinary internal medicine. 2014;28(1):175-81.

21.         Mauler DA, De Decker S, De Risio L, Volk HA, Dennis R, Gielen I, et al. Spinal Arachnoid Diverticula: Outcome in 96 Medically or Surgically Treated Dogs. Journal of veterinary internal medicine. 2017;31(3):849-53.

22.         Morgan JP. Congenital Anomalies of the Vertebral Column of the Dog: A Study of the Incidence and Significance Based on a Radiographic and Morphologic Study. Veterinary radiology. 1968;9:21-9.

23.         O’Neill DG, Darwent EC, Church DB, Brodbelt DC. Demography and health of Pugs under primary veterinary care in England. Canine Genetics and Epidemiology. 2016;3(1):5.

24.         Oxley W, Pink J. Amelioration of caudal thoracic syringohydromyelia following surgical management of an adjacent arachnoid cyst. The Journal of small animal practice. 2012;53(1):67-72.

25.         Rohdin C, Ljungvall, I., Häggström, J., Leijon, A., Lindblad-Toh, K., Matiasek, K., Rosati, M., Wohlsein, P., Hultin Jäderlund, K. Thoracolumbar meningeal fibrosis in pugs. Journal of veterinary internal medicine. 2020;1:1-11.

26.         Rohdin C, Häggström J, Ljungvall I, Nyman Lee H, De Decker S, Bertram S, et al. Presence of thoracic and lumbar vertebral malformations in pugs with and without chronic neurological deficits. Vet J. 2018;241:24-30.

27.         Rohdin C, Jaderlund KH, Ljungvall I, Lindblad-Toh K, Haggstrom J. High prevalence of gait abnormalities in pugs. Vet Rec. 2018;182(6):167.

28.         Rohdin C, Nyman HT, Wohlsein P, Hultin Jaderlund K. Cervical spinal intradural arachnoid cysts in related, young pugs. The Journal of small animal practice. 2014;55(4):229-34.

29.         Ryan R, Gutierrez-Quintana R, Ter Haar G, De Decker S. Prevalence of thoracic vertebral malformations in French bulldogs, Pugs and English bulldogs with and without associated neurological deficits. Vet J. 2017;221:25-9.

30.         Skeen TM, Olby NJ, Munana KR, Sharp NJ. Spinal arachnoid cysts in 17 dogs. Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association.


31.         Westworth DR, Sturges BK. Congenital spinal malformations in small animals. The Veterinary clinics of North America Small animal practice. 2010;40(5):951-81.


Cecilia Rohdin