Articles with geriatric onset laryngeal paralysis polyneuropathy (GOLPP)

Breathing Problems in a Dog: Pebbles’ Laryngeal Paralysis

Breathing Problems in a Dog: Pebbles’ Laryngeal Paralysis

While people might still refer to this condition as laryngeal paralysis, it has been determined that the problem is bigger than that. It would appear that laryngeal paralysis is a part of a bigger neurological problem. It has been renamed to Geriatric Onset Laryngeal Paralysis Polyneuropathy (GOLPP). GOLPP is a progressive degeneration of nerves that first manifests as laryngeal paralysis—the…

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Laryngeal Paralysis in Dogs: Jake’s Laryngeal Paralysis

Laryngeal Paralysis in Dogs: Jake’s Laryngeal Paralysis

Jake is a senior Labrador Retriever, and his story starts with an emergency veterinary visit. The poor boy was rushed to the clinic blue and suffocating. Jake has laryngeal paralysis–these days recategorized as geriatric onset laryngeal paralysis polyneuropathy (GOLPP). It was thought that laryngeal paralysis was just that–paralysis of the voice box (larynx). The larynx is the organ that controls…

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