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Wednesday 23rd of January 2019


General information on Lissencephaly

Lissencephaly is an extremely rare genetic cerebellar disease. Lissencephaly has been seen in breeds such as Irish Setters, Lhasa Apsos, Samoyed, and Wire Fox Terriers. The condition causes a malformation in the gyri of the cerebral cortex and the brain is abnormally smooth. Lissencephaly can affect the behavior of the affected dog. Some of the abnormal behaviors include difficulty in house training, problems with vision, ataxia, and seizures.

Symptoms of Lissencephaly

Some of the symptoms of lissencephaly may be: behavioral abnormalities, difficulty housetraining, ataxia, seizures, mental retardation, growth retardation, impaired motor skills, feeding difficulties, and vision problems.

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Treatments for Lissencephaly

There is no cure for Lissencephaly. Dogs that are affected by lissencephaly should not be bred.

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Seek the advice of your vet or other qualified pet care provider before you decide on any treatment or for answers to any questions you may have regarding a canine medical symptom or medical condition.

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