Atlas of Small Animal CT and MRI

Atlas of Small Animal CT & MRI is a highly illustrated diagnostic imaging guide to common clinical disorders of dogs and cats.

  • Contains over 3,000 high quality CT, MRI and related diagnostic images
  • Offers a unique approach emphasizing comparative imaging and pathologic correlation
  • Focuses on important imaging features relevant to imaging diagnosis of disease in dogs and cats
  • Written by internationally renowned experts in the field
About The Author
Erik Wisner, DVM, DACVR, is Professor of Radiology, Chair of the Department of Surgical and Radiological Sciences, and Director of the Veterinary Center for Clinical Trials at the University of California, Davis School of Veterinary Medicine.

Allison Zwingenberger, DVM, DACVR, DECVDI, is Associate Professor at University of California, Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. Allison was appointed as Vice President of the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging (ECVDI) for 2014-2016 and Secretary/President Elect of the CT/MRI Society of the American College of Veterinary Radiology (ACVR) for 2013-2015. She serves as a reviewer for Veterinary Radiology & UltrasoundVeterinary Surgery, and Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association.

Table of Contents
Preface vi

How to use this atlas vii

Abbreviations viii

Section 1: Head & Neck 1

1.1 Nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses 3

1.2 Ear 27

1.3 Temporomandibular joint 40

1.4 Skull 55

1.5 Orbit 69

1.6 Globe 86

1.7 Salivary glands 98

1.8 Lymph nodes 107

1.9 Oral cavity 113

1.10 Larynx, pharynx, and neck 132

1.11 Thyroid and parathyroid 141

Section 2: Brain 153

2.1 Ventricular system and hydrocephalus 155

2.2 Brain edema 162

2.3 Developmental disorders 165

2.4 Trauma, hemorrhage, and vascular disorders 173

2.5 Metabolic, toxic, and degenerative disorders 184

2.6 Noninfectious inflammatory disorders 197

2.7 Infectious inflammatory disorders 206

2.8 Neoplasia 221

2.9 Sella and parasellar region 244

2.10 Cranial nerves 264

Section 3: Vertebral Column & Spinal Cord 279

3.1 Developmental disorders 281

3.2 Traumatic and vascular disorders 295

3.3 Inflammatory disorders 317

3.4 Neoplasia 329

3.5 Intervertebral disk disease and other degenerative disorders 355

3.6 Brachial and lumbosacral plexus 376

Section 4: Thorax 387

4.1 Thoracic wall and diaphragm 389

4.2 Pleural space 398

4.3 Mediastinum and esophagus 408

4.4 Heart, pulmonary vasculature, and great vessels 423

4.5 Airways 442

4.6 Small airways and parenchyma 458

Section 5: Abdomen 489

5.1 Body wall, retroperitoneum, and peritoneal cavity 491

5.2 Hepatovascular disorders 504

5.3 Hepatobiliary disorders 522

5.4 Gastrointestinal tract 538

5.5 Pancreas 551

5.6 Adrenal gland 561

5.7 Spleen 572

5.8 Urinary tract 584

5.9 Reproductive tract 604

Section 6: Musculoskeletal System 615

6.1 Developmental and metabolic disorders 617

6.2 Trauma 636

6.3 Inflammatory disorders 652

6.4 Neoplasia 662

6.5 Degenerative disorders 675

Index 681

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