Progressive ataxia in a Charolais bull. Academic Article uri icon


  • A 20-month-old Charolais bull was referred for evaluation of progressive hind limb ataxia. Clinical findings suggested a neuroanatomic lesion caudal to T2. Postmortem histologic examination revealed multifocal, acellular, pale, eosinophilic plaques throughout the cerebellum, which were diagnostic for the disease progressive ataxia of Charolais cattle. This disease is presumed to have a hereditary transmission and is not commonly recognized in the United States.

published proceedings

  • J Am Vet Med Assoc

author list (cited authors)

  • Zicker, S. C., Kasari, T. R., Scruggs, D. W., Read, W. K., & Edwards, J. F.

citation count

  • 5

complete list of authors

  • Zicker, SC||Kasari, TR||Scruggs, DW||Read, WK||Edwards, JF

publication date

  • June 1988