Schiff-Sherrington syndrome

Schiff-Sherrington syndrome

extensor hypertonia of the thoracic limbs and paraplegia resulting from acute, severe, compressive lesions of the thoracolumbar spinal cord that remove the inhibitory effects of neurons in the lumbar spinal cord. Seen in dogs, usually caused by trauma or herniated intervertebral disk.
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The deep pain perception, Micturition dysfunction and presence of Schiff-Sherrington syndrome were also noted.
A Schiff-Sherrington syndrome was noted in majority of the dogs with lesions between [T.