Cervical dorsal spondylosis with spinal cord compression in a black swan (Cygnus atratus).

TitleCervical dorsal spondylosis with spinal cord compression in a black swan (Cygnus atratus).
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1987
AuthorsHultgren BD, Wallner-Pendleton E, Watrous BJ, Blythe LL
JournalJournal of wildlife diseases
Volume23
Issue4
Pagination705-8
Date Published1987 Oct
ISSN0090-3558
KeywordsAnimals, Bird Diseases, Birds, Cervical Vertebrae, Male, Spinal Cord Compression, Spinal Osteophytosis
Abstract

Cervical dorsal spondylosis with spinal cord compression in a black swan (Cygnus atratus) was confirmed radiographically and morphologically. Clinically ataxia was associated. Noninflammatory, degenerative changes of the synovial joint cartilage were associated with the spondylosis.

Alternate JournalJ. Wildl. Dis.