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What Is Your Diagnosis?

Kallie J. Hobbs DVM, MS, MBA1, Courtney Wait DVM2, Erin Porter DVM, DACVR2, and Daniela Luethy DVM, DACVIM1
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  • 1 Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
  • | 2 Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, Diagnostic Imagine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

A 1-year-old 23.5-kg mixed-breed wether was presented to the University of Florida Large Animal Hospital for neurologic evaluation and imaging. The sheep was presented 5 months earlier as a rescue from an animal hoarding case to the university hospital for evaluation and management of a mildly comminuted, transverse fracture of the right proximal metatarsus, as well as left hindlimb paresis and stifle laxity. On initial evaluation, the sheep was noted to demonstrate a bilaterally absent menace response and a tendency to turn to the left when stimulated. Further neurologic evaluation was not pursued by the rescue while the fracture

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Corresponding author: Dr. Hobbs (hobbsk@ufl.edu)

In collaboration with the American College of Veterinary Radiology