What’s your neurolocalization?

These posts present short cases with images & videos to practice neurolocalization.

Localize: Progressively weak Chihuahua

A 7 1/2 yr castrated male Chihuahua was presented to the emergency…

Localize: Ataxic Ragdoll

A 12-year-old castrated male Ragdoll was brought in for evaluation following an acute onset of incoordination after being groomed.

Localize: Miniature Schnauzer biting flank

A 4 yr male Miniature Schnauzer was presented for evaluation of episodes of licking at his tail and pelvic limb paws.

Localize: Weak St. Bernard

6 yr MC St. Bernard brought in for evaluation of progressive weakness

Localize: Ataxic cat

8yr MC DSH cat presented for an acute onset of weakness and incoordination

Localize: Nonambulatory Beagle mix

12-year-old FS Beagle mix presented for inability to walk. Lethargic and walking slowly the day before.

Localize: Circling Terrier Mix

9-year-old spayed female Terrier mix was brought in for pacing, getting stuck in corners, and staring at walls.

Localize: Lab referred for RHL knuckling

An 11-year-old spayed female Labrador Retriever was referred for knuckling over on the right pelvic limb. About 3 weeks earlier, the dog was runing after another dog, fell and twisted her back, and came up lame/weak in the right pelvic limb.

Localize: Chronic abnormal gait in mix breed

An 8-year-old castrated male mixed breed dog was referred for neurologic evaluation after failing to respond to medical management with carprofen and gabapentin.

Localize: Down Frenchie

A 3-year-old FS French Bulldog was referred for inability to walk. Watch the video and test your localization skills.

Localize: Cat with dilated pupils

What is your neurolocalization for this indoor-only 6 1/2 yr FS DSH cat that was brought in following an acute onset of dilated pupils?

Localize: RHL weakness

3 1/2 yr intact male Bouvier des Flandres examined following a sudden onset of right pelvic limb weakness