Specializing in Canine and Feline Neurology and Neurosurgery for Over 30 Years

Other

Many neurological problems have specific signs that are not associated with any of the previous five categories listed in the left menu.












COMMON SIGNS:

  • difficulty swallowing or chewing
  • decreased facial movement
  • voice changes
  • muscle atrophy of the head
  • collapsing
  • hearing loss
  • behavioral changes (confusion, pacing, wandering)
  • trismus
  • dropped jaw

COMMON CAUSES:

  • facial paralysis
    • idiopathic facial paralysis
    • facial nerve trauma
  • jaw paralysis
    • trigeminal neuritis
    • tetanus
  • laryngeal paralysis
  • dysphagia
    • megaesophagus
    • myasthenia gravis
  • bulbar neuritis
    • hypoglossal paralysis
  • trigeminal neuritis
  • masticatory myositis
  • dysautonomia
  • deafness
  • narcolepsy
  • syncope