Charles Louis Davis and Samuel Wesley Thompson DVM Foundation

For the Advancement of Veterinary and Comparative Pathology

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  • SPECIES:
    • CANINE
  • SYSTEM:
    • NERVOUS
  • ORGAN:
    • MENINGES
  • DIAGNOSIS:
    • DURAL OSSIFICATION
  • CONTRIBUTOR:
    • WILLIAMS
  • INSTITUTION:
    • Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
  • GENPATH:
    • CALCIFICATION, CYSTS
  • COMMENTS:
    • Extradural ossification is a common incidental finding in older dogs. It is most often seen over vertebral bodies in the lumbar region of the spinal cord. It starts off as aggregates of crystalline mineral, eventually turning into marrow containing bone.