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Case summary: A 3-month-old intact male Somali cat was evaluated for a history of seizures, hypoglycaemia and mental dullness 4 weeks after being bitten in the head by a dog. The cat's body size and weight were approximately half that of his littermates and its haircoat was woolly, with fewer guard ...

Author(s)
König, M. L.; Henke, D.; Adamik, K.; Vera, C. P.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 2018, 4, 1, pp 2055116918761441
Abstract

Erythrocyte pyruvate kinase (PK) deficiency is an inherited glycolytic erythroenzymopathy caused by mutations of the PKLR gene. A causative mutation of the feline PKLR gene was originally identified in Abyssinian and Somali cats in the U.S.A. In the present study, a TaqMan probe-based real-time PCR ...

Author(s)
Kushida, K.; Giger, U.; Tsutsui, T.; Inaba, M.; Konno, Y.; Hayashi, K.; Noguchi, K.; Yabuki, A.; Mizukami, K.; Kohyama, M.; Endo, Y.; Yamato, O.
Publisher
Japanese Society of Veterinary Science, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Medical Science, 2015, 77, 6, pp 743-746
Abstract

Objectives: Increased erythrocytic osmotic fragility and splenomegaly have been reported in anemic Abyssinian and Somali cats. Here we report on this condition in anemic domestic shorthair cats and two other breeds, and describe common features of the clinicopathological profiles, management and...

Author(s)
Tritschler, C.; Mizukami, K.; Karthik Raj; Giger, U.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2016, 18, 6, pp 462-470
Abstract

A 7-year-old spayed female Somali-cross cat was admitted with a 4-week history of anorexia, vomiting, weight loss, and lethargy. The cat was diagnosed with hepatic lipidosis. With intensive care and nutritional support via a nasogastric feeding tube for 3 weeks, the clinical signs of hepatic...

Author(s)
Park HyoungJin; Hong EunJi; Kwon HyoJung; Park SeongJun; Park JooMin; Song KunHo; Seo KyoungWon
Publisher
Korean Society of Veterinary Clinics, Seoul, Korea Republic
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Clinics, 2015, 32, 5, pp 449-453
Abstract

Author(s)
Allen, J.
Publisher
Educational Concepts LLC, Tulsa, USA
Citation
NAVC Clinician's Brief, 2019, No.June, pp 26
Abstract

A thirteen-month-old castrated female Somali cat was presented for the investigation of petechiae of the skin's surface and thrombocytopenia. Based on the hematological examination, bone marrow cytology and differential diagnosis, the cat was diagnosed with idiopathic immune-mediated...

Author(s)
Ano, H.; Fujino, M.; Katamoto, H.
Publisher
Japan Veterinary Medical Association, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of the Japan Veterinary Medical Association, 2014, 67, 4, pp 269-273
Abstract

Following the description of erythrocytic pyruvate kinase (PK) deficiency in Somali and Abyssinian cats in the United States we describe here the first case of PK deficiency in a male Somali cat in Germany. This cat which had been used for breeding showed intermittent lethargy, anorexia, anemia and ...

Author(s)
Kohn, B.; Fumi, C.; Seng, A.; Giger, U.
Publisher
Verlag M. & H. Schaper, Alfeld (Leine), Germany
Citation
Kleintierpraxis, 2005, 50, 5, pp 305-312
Abstract

A nine-year-old female neutered Somali cat presented with a one-month history of weight loss and inappetance. Thoracic radiographs revealed an extensive cranial mediastinal mass, and fine needle aspirate cytology and core needle biopsies were initially suggestive of a thymoma. The mass was excised...

Author(s)
Bisson, J.; Steen, N. van den; Hawkins, I.; Cian, F.; Tappin, S.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record Case Reports, 2017, 5, 1, pp e000405
Abstract

Objectives: To study the prognosis and cause of death in cats with diabetes mellitus. Methods: Twenty consecutive cases of feline diabetes mellitus diagnosed in first-opinion practice were followed. Three control cats, without diabetes, were matched to each case of diabetes; these were also...

Author(s)
Little, C. J. L.; Gettinby, G.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Small Animal Practice, 2008, 49, 1, pp 17-25
Abstract

The objective of this study was to examine clinical signs, laboratory parameters, and course of disease in Abyssinian and Somali cats with pyruvate kinase (PK) deficiency. The clinical course of 25 PK-deficient cats was followed over a time period of 0.8-11.3 years (median 4.3). Eleven cats (age...

Author(s)
Kohn, B.; Fumi, C.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2008, 10, 2, pp 145-153

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