Reticulosis is an uncommonly diagnosed condition of adult dogs which causes neurological
signs either suggestive of a focal lesion with unilateral signs, or with multifocal
signs, including hyperaesthesia. These signs are usually slowly progressive. Severe
visual deficits may also be associated with reticulosis.
CSF examination may help in diagnosis though the neurological signs are usually non-specific.
On histological examination the disease is charby perivascular mononuclear cell infiltration
with proliferation of histiocyte and microglial cellular elements.
Three forms of the disease have been defined cytologically: