Spondylosis (SPN)

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  • Defining characteristics:
    Bony bridging across intervertebral disc spaces
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  • Common differential diagnoses:
    Chronic IVDD, age-related changes

  • Helpful additional data:
    Has any pain been noted while eating or going up and down the stairs, or other movements? If the patient is a cat, any inappropriate urination?

  • Commonly associated diagnostics:
    A thorough orthopedic and neurologic evaluation.

  • Commonly associated treatments:
    Analgesics, joint supplements, modification of lifestyle to avoid jumping up/down.

  • Commonly associated home care:
    Ramps, elevated food/water bowls, etc.