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Acromegaly due to a pituitary tumor has so far only been described in 3 dogs. The present case report describes a 7-year-old male-castrated Labrador Retriever which was referred because of difficult-to-control diabetes. Physical examination revealed markedly enlarged head, tongue and paws, widened...

Author(s)
Reusch, C. E.; Burkhardt, W. A.; Meier, V. S.; Bley, C. R.; Riond, B.; Dennler, M.; Boretti, F. S.; Sieber-Ruckstuhl, N. S.
Publisher
Gesellschaft Schweizer Tierärztinnen und Tierärzte GST, Bern, Switzerland
Citation
SAT, Schweizer Archiv für Tierheilkunde, 2019, 161, 5, pp 319-327
Abstract

A seven-year eight-month-old, female entire, Staffordshire Bull Terrier presented with bilateral third eyelid protrusion, polyuria, polydipsia and respiratory stridor. Diabetes mellitus and acromegaly were diagnosed, suspected to be secondary to elevated circulating endogenous progestogen levels....

Author(s)
Pugh, B. M.; Losowski, C.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record Case Reports, 2018, 6, 1, pp e000580
Abstract

Acromegaly results from the overproduction of growth hormone in adulthood and is characterised by overgrowth of soft tissue and/or bone as well as insulin resistance. There are few data indicating the risk factors associated with this disease in dogs or its clinicopathological features and...

Author(s)
Fracassi, F.; Zagnoli, L.; Rosenberg, D.; Furlanello, T.; Caldin, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Journal, 2014, 202, 1, pp 69-75
Abstract

This article discusses the clinical aspects, diagnosis, and treatment of canine acromegaly with concurrent diabetes mellitus in an 8-year-old female Border Collie.

Author(s)
Brown, V.
Publisher
Veterinary Business Development Ltd, Peterborough, UK
Citation
Veterinary Times, 2010, 40, 16, pp 20-21
Abstract

Medical management is currently the most common treatment for pituitary-dependent hyperadrenocorticism and hypersomatotropism/acromegaly in veterinary medicine. Medical management does not provide a cure for either disease process, and rarely is pituitary imaging a part of initial diagnostics....

Author(s)
Rivenburg, R.; Owen, T. J.; Martin, L. G.; Chen, A. V.
Publisher
American Animal Hospital Association, Denver, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association, 2021, 57, 2, pp 73-80
Abstract

The article traces clinical aspects of anomalous secretion of the growth hormone in dogs and cats. Pituitary dwarfism in dogs, feline and canine acromegaly and growth hormone responsive dermatosis in adult dogs were presented and their management and treatment was discussed.

Author(s)
Gołyński, M.; Adamek,Ł.
Publisher
Krajowa Izba Lekarsko Weterynaryjna, Warszawa, Poland
Citation
Życie Weterynaryjne, 2011, 86, 8, pp 598-601
Abstract

Polydysendocrinism of diestrus in the bitch includes multiple hormonal and metabolic imbalances secondary to diestrus (including adrenocortical hyper-reactivity, hypothyroidism, acromegaly, and diabetes mellitus). This multifaceted and little-known entity remains underdiagnosed, so that the...

Author(s)
Korchia, J.
Publisher
Newsmed, Paris, France
Citation
Point Vétérinaire, 2018, 49, Numero special, pp 86-92
Abstract

Two intact female dogs were admitted for growing mammary tumors. They had symptoms of acromegaly including weight gain, enlargement of the head, excessive skin folds, and inspiratory stridor. Serum concentrations of growth hormone (GH), insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I), and insulin were...

Author(s)
Murai, A.; Nishii, N.; Morita, T.; Yuki, M.
Publisher
Japanese Society of Veterinary Science, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Medical Science, 2012, 74, 6, pp 771-774
Abstract

A 13-year-old, intact female, mixed breed dog was evaluated for problems of polydipsia, exercise intolerance, warm intolerance and respiratory stridor started some months before. A complete diagnostic work-up allowed to diagnose a progesterone-induced acromegaly. After the ovariohysterectomy the...

Author(s)
Chiai, S.; Fracassi, F.
Publisher
A Hora Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
A Hora Veterinária, 2013, 33, 194, pp 47-51
Abstract

Polydysendocrinism of diestrus in the bitch includes multiple hormonal and metabolic imbalances secondary to diestrus (including adrenocortical hyper reactivity, hypothyroidism, acromegaly, and diabetes mellitus), this multifaced and little known entity remains underdiagnosed, so that the...

Author(s)
Korchia, J.
Publisher
Point Veterinaire Italie s.r.l., Milan, Italy
Citation
Summa, Animali da Compagnia, 2020, 37, 5, pp 49-55

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