Veterinary Neuroanatomy and Clinical Neurology


  • Alexander de Lahunta
  • Eric Glass, MS, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology), Section Head Red Bank Veterinary Hospital Tinton Falls, NJ
  • Marc Kent, DVM, BA, DACVIM, Associate Professor and Neurologist, Department of Small Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Mediicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Organized by functional neurologic system, the 3rd edition of this authoritative reference provides the most up-to-date information on neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, neuropathology, and clinical neurology as it applies to small animals, horses, and food animals. Accurate diagnosis is emphasized throughout with practical guidelines for performing neurologic examinations, interpreting examination results, and formulating effective treatment plans. In-depth disease descriptions, color images, and video clips reinforce important concepts and assist with diagnosis and treatment.
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Book information

  • Published: July 2008
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-0-7216-6706-5

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. Neuroanatomy by Dissection

3. Development of the Nervous System: Malformation

4. Cerebrospinal Fluid and Hydrocephalus

5. Lower Motor Neuron: Spinal

6. Lower Motor Neuron: General Somatic

7. Lower Motor Neuron: General Visceral Efferent System

8. Upper Motor Neuron

9. General Sensory Systems:

* General Prioprioception-GP

* General Somatic Afferent-GSA

10. Small Animal Spinal Cord Disease

11. Large Animal Spinal Cord Disease

12. Vestibular System: Special Proprioception (SP)

13. Cerebellum

14. Visual System

15. Auditory System: Special Somatic Afferent System

16. Visceral Afferent Systems

17. Non-Olfactory Rhinencephalon: Limbic System

18. Seizure Disorders: Narcolepsy

19. Diencephalon

20. The Neurologic Examination

21. Case Descriptions