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September 1936

PARTIAL CEREBELLAR AGENESIS IN A DOG

Author Affiliations

Columbus, Ohio

Arch NeurPsych. 1936;36(3):593-600. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1936.02260090146011
Abstract

In a review of the literature we were unable to find more than three papers which deal with agenesis of the cerebellum in animals. Russell in 1895 reported a case of diminution in size of the cerebellum in a dog1 and a case of unilateral agenesis of the cerebellum in a cat.2 Later, Cornwall3 published a paper on a cat the cerebellum of which was reduced in all dimensions. It is thus evident that few cases dealing with this particular phase of agenesis have been reported. Likewise, only a small number in man have been described.4

REPORT OF CASE 

History.  —The dog, a mongrel, a cross between a Boston bull terrier and a Manchester terrier, was the only one of the litter that was abnormal. It was particularly noted that she did not walk at the usual time, but, as it was expected that she would

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