Congenital Unilateral Absence of the Corticospinal Tract in a Siamese Cat Academic Article uri icon


  • A Siamese kitten presented with mild gait dysfunction associated with periodic circling. Pathologic investigation revealed unilateral (right-sided) absence of the corticospinal (pyramidal) tract throughout its normal course. Although an infectious cause cannot be completely ruled out a genetic etiology was suspected.

author list (cited authors)

  • Palmer, A. C., Jeffery, N. D., & Franklin, R.

citation count

  • 0

publication date

  • November 2007