panosteitis


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panosteitis

 [pan″os-te-i´tis]
inflammation of every part of a bone.

pan·os·te·i·tis

(pan'os-tē-ī'tis),
Inflammation of an entire bone.

panosteitis

1. inflammation of every part of a bone.
2. a self-limiting disease of young, large breed dogs, particularly German shepherd dogs, characterized clinically by shifting lameness and radiographically by enosteal and subperiosteal new bone formation on long bones. Called also panosteitis eosinophilica because some cases are reported to have eosinophilia in peripheral blood.

panosteitis eosinophilica
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Similar to Wobblers Disease in early symptoms, panosteitis typically affects puppies between 5 and 18 months old.
The cause of panosteitis remains unknown, but other bone or skeletal diseases occasionally accompany the condition.
Panosteitis generally responds to treatment with anti-inflammatory drugs and tends to settle down as the dog gets older.