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Practical relevance: Hyperadrenocorticism (HAC) is a relatively uncommon endocrinopathy of older cats, with a mean age at diagnosis of 10 years. In addition to pituitary-dependent and adrenal-dependent hypercortisolism, clinical signs of HAC can result from adrenal sex steroid-producing tumours....

Author(s)
Boland, L. A.; Barrs, V. R.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2017, 19, 9, pp 933-947
Abstract

Case summary: An 8-year-old male neutered Persian cat was presented with polyuria, polydipsia, polyphagia and muscle weakness associated with a 7 month history of diabetes mellitus (DM). The cat had initially been treated with neutral protamine Hagedorn (NPH) insulin 2 U q12h, followed by porcine...

Author(s)
Muschner, A. C.; Varela, F. V.; Hazuchova, K.; Niessen, S. J. M.; Pöppl, Á. G.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 2018, 4, 1, pp 2055116918767708
Abstract

CASE DESCRIPTION: A 13-month-old castrated male cat was evaluated for a large, spontaneously developed cutaneous laceration over the left scapular region. The cat had a history of severe gingivostomatitis, conjunctivitis, giardiasis, and feline herpesvirus infection and had received systemic...

Author(s)
McKnight, C. N.; Lew, L. J.; Gamble, D. A.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2018, 252, 2, pp 210-214
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This report aimed to describe a case of acquired skin fragility syndrome and diabetes mellitussecondary to spontaneous hyperadrenocorticism in a cat, focusing on the chronic dermatological signs and their management, as well as on the treatment of the primary disease. An approximately 7 year-old...

Author(s)
Silva, A. P. da; Fighera, R. A.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2018, 46, Supplement, pp 289
Abstract

Cushing's syndrome is rarely diagnosed in cats. Due to its late recognition, the disease is often characterised by poor general condition, polyuria, polydipsia, fragile skin syndrome and in 80% of the cases, diabetes mellitus. The symptoms are induced by an elevated secretion of glucocorticoids...

Author(s)
Delventhal, V.
Publisher
Verlag M. & H, Schaper Gmbh, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Kleintierpraxis, 2019, 64, 2, pp 75-89
Abstract

Two to four hours after a meal, blood serum triglyceride levels in dogs and cats may be greater than 1.5 mmol /litre. This is normal, but in the fasted state a reference range of 0.2-0.6 mmol/litre applies. The triglyceride content of clear serum is <2 mmol/litre, but misty, cloudy, light or full milky serum contains roughly 3, 7, 11 and > 22 mmol/litre. After night cooling, clear serum...

Author(s)
Beynen, A. C.
Publisher
Uitgeverij Libre B.V., Leeuwarden, Netherlands
Citation
Dier en Arts, 2018, No.12, pp 300-301
Abstract

This 4th edition is like six books in one, with concise coverage of diseases and disorders; procedures and techniques; differentials, mnemonics, and lists; laboratory tests; clinical algorithms; and a drug compendium. Completely updated from cover to cover, this edition includes over a dozen...

Author(s)
Cohn, L.; Côté, E.
Publisher
Mosby International Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Côté's clinical veterinary advisor: dogs and cats, 2019, Ed.4, pp 1680 pp.
Abstract

The skin fragility syndrome in cats is a not commonly observed disease in the veterinary clinic for small animals, characterized by alterations in the mechanism of collagen synthesis, resulting in excessive fragility and skin stretching. The condition has a hereditary or acquired origin, but its...

Author(s)
Gondim, A. L. de C. L.; Araujo, A. K. L.
Publisher
Federal University of Ceará, Fortaleza, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Higiene e Sanidade Animal, 2020, 14, 2, pp 281-288
Abstract

Although only recently discovered, feline adrenal disorders are becoming increasingly more recognized. Feline adrenal disorders include diseases such as hyperadrenocorticism (Cushing's syndrome) and hyperaldosteronism (Conn's syndrome). The clinical signs of feline hyperadrenocorticism, which...

Author(s)
Chiaramonte, D.; Greco, D. S.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA
Citation
Clinical Techniques in Small Animal Practice, 2007, 22, 1, pp 26-31
Abstract

A 12-year-old female spayed domestic short-haired cat presented for lethargy, poor hair coat, alopecia, difficulty walking, and mild polyuria/polydipsia. The cat's skin tore easily in the neck area during routine restraint for blood draw. Physical examination, blood analysis, and ultrasound imaging ...

Author(s)
Cross, E.; Moreland, R.; Wallack, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA
Citation
Topics in Companion Animal Medicine, 2012, 27, 1, pp 8-20

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