Today's Daily Dose: Neurologic examinations

Dec 09, 2010
By staff
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“Keep in mind that a cranial nerve deficit does not always indicate a brain-stem disease. Cranial nerve deficits can be seen with a cranial nerve neuropathy (e.g. trigeminal neuritis, idiopathic facial paralysis) or a neuromuscular problem (e.g. pharyngeal paresis associated with myasthenia gravis).”

—Veronique Sammut, DVM, DACVIM (neurology)

From Skills Laboratory, Part 2: Interpreting the results of a neurologic examination