Nervous disorders in dogs associated with levamisole therapy

SUTTON R.H. and ATWELL R.B. (1982) Nervous disorders in dogs associated with levamisole therapy. Journal of Small Animal Practice, 23 7: 391-397. doi:10.1111/j.1748-5827.1982.tb02073.x


Author SUTTON R.H.
ATWELL R.B.
Title Nervous disorders in dogs associated with levamisole therapy
Journal name Journal of Small Animal Practice   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1748-5827
Publication date 1982
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1111/j.1748-5827.1982.tb02073.x
Volume 23
Issue 7
Start page 391
End page 397
Total pages 7
Subject 3404 Small Animals
3400 Veterinary
Abstract The onset of nervous disorders associated with levamisole hydrochloride therapy is described in five dogs. Distemper and granulomatous encephalomyelitis were diagnosed in four cases. Possible stimulation of the cellular immune response by levamisole, with resultant secondary tissue damage, was believed to be associated with the time of onset and the severity of these disorders. The neuronal degeneration in the fifth case was not consistent with an inflammatory disorder. The possible role of levamisole in this case is unknown. Copyright
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