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Neuroanatomical diagnosis

Contributor(s): Rodney Bagley, Laurent Garosi

Introduction

  • By the time the neurological examination is completed, the examiner should be able to localize the lesion within the nervous system.

Clinical signs of disease in specific functional areas

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Differential diagnosis

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Ancillary testing

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers
  • Recent references fromPubMed.
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Other sources of information

  • Lorenz M B & Kornegay J N (eds) (2011)Handbook of Veterinary Neurology, 4th edn, Elsevier/Saunders.
  • deLahunta A & Glass E (2008)Veterinary Neuroanatomy and Clinical Neurology. 3rd edn, Elsevier/Saunders, St. Louis.


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