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Ciência Rural

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MISTIERI, Maria Lígia et al. Limber syndrome in a labrador retriever dog: first report in Brazil. Cienc. Rural [online]. 2006, vol.36, n.1, pp.301-302. ISSN 1678-4596.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0103-84782006000100049.

Limber syndrome is a disease that occurs in hunting dogs, commonly Labrador retriever and in dogs that belong to the group of Pointer. The aetiology is still unknown, but its occurrence is prior to extenuating exercises, cold exposure and cold water and transport jail maintenance. This article describes the case of a 4-year-old-intact-male Labrador Retriever that suddenly developed tail pain and limberness after cold bath. It was possible to exclude vertebral fracture, cauda equina syndrome, spinal cord or adanal gland injuries and prostatic disease as the auxiliary evaluations were made. This publication is important because there are no reports of Limber syndrome in Brazil.

Keywords : coccygeal muscle injury; cold tail; frozen tail; limber syndrome.

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