Dorsal view of the preserved brain of a young adult domestic shorthair
with clinical signs of a chronic right prosencephalic disorder. Note the swollen gyri of the right cerebral hemisphere and the focal depression in the right marginal gyrus, which we believe was made by the tooth of a dog. A hole was discovered in the parietal bone at this same site. Courtesy Prof A. de Lahunta
There are a broad range of diseases in cats which are capable of causing neurological signs.
Complete neurological testing is mandatory prior to further diagnostic workup.
Diseases of the nervous system of cats:
- ↑ de Lahunta, A. & Glass, E. (2008) Veterinary Neuroanatomy and Clinical Neurology, Elsevier, USA