Principles of neurological imaging of exotic animal species.

  title={Principles of neurological imaging of exotic animal species.},
  author={Marguerite F Knipe},
  journal={The veterinary clinics of North America. Exotic animal practice},
  volume={10 3},
  pages={893-907, vii}
Because the central nervous system (CNS) is encased almost entirely in bone, the means by which the clinician can evaluate it are limited. Additionally, the small size of many exotic companion animals further complicates diagnostic evaluation of the brain and spinal cord. Knowledge of the advantages and limitations of different imaging modalities, along with the neuroanatomical localization and assessment of likely causes of disease, will permit the clinician to choose the most appropriate… CONTINUE READING