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Background: Acquired skin fragility syndrome (ASFS) is a rare condition, which is characterized by spontaneous fragility of the skin and an absence of hyperextensibility. Even though the real pathogenesis of ASFS remains unknown that is reported generally with some iatrogenic causes and severe...

Author(s)
Bilen, E. K.; Akgül, M. B.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2021, 49, (Suppl 1): 590,
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Hyperadrenocorticism (CAH) is an endocrine disease resulting from excessive exposure to cortisol and can be due to functional changes in the adrenal glands or chronic administration of glucocorticoids. This pathology in felines is rare and affects, in most of the cases, diabetics from middle age to ...

Author(s)
Viegas, C. F.; Gama, L. P.; Oliveira, M. F. B. de; Barreto, G. F.; Manoel, F. T.; Mandaro, M. C.; Knackfuss, F. B.
Publisher
Pubvet, Maringá, Brazil
Citation
PUBVET, 2021, 15, 1,
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Practical relevance: Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a common feline endocrinopathy, and is often driven by underlying insulin resistance with associated pancreatic beta (β)-cell dysfunction. Although spontaneous hyperadrenocorticism (HAC) with hypercortisolemia (hypercortisolism) is relatively uncommon...

Author(s)
Cook, A. K.; Evans, J. B.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2021, 23, 1, pp 4-16
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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
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A 10-year-old castrated male cat showing behavioral (irritation, prowling, and tumbling) and cutaneous abnormalities such as dermal fragility was diagnosed as hyperadrenocorticism with pituitary macroadenoma, concurrent with insulin dependent diabetes mellitus. Pituitary enlargement (18.0 mm) was...

Author(s)
Yayoshi, N.; Hamamoto, Y.; Oda, H.; Haga, A.; Koyama, K.; Sako, T.; Mori, A.
Publisher
Japanese Society of Veterinary Science, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Medical Science, 2022, 84, 7, pp 898-904
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Practical relevance: Abdominal ultrasound plays a vital role in the diagnostic work-up of many cats presenting to general and specialist practitioners. Ultrasound examination of the adrenal glands can provide important information pertaining to several conditions including hyperaldosteronism and ...

Author(s)
Griffin, S.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2021, 23, 1, pp 33-49
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Objectives: The aim of this study was to assess the short-term safety and efficacy of fenofibrate in controlling secondary hypertriglyceridemia in cats. Methods: This was a prospective cohort study. Seventeen adult cats with hypertriglyceridemia (serum triglycerides [TG] >160 mg/dl) were enrolled. ...

Author(s)
Miceli, D. D.; Guevara, J. M.; Ferraris, S.; Pignataro, O. P.; Gallelli, M. F.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2022, 24, 8, pp e251-e257
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Objectives: The aims of this study were to validate a commercially available chemiluminescent assay for measurement of feline plasma adrenocorticotropic hormone concentration (ACTH), to determine the normal reference interval (RI) of plasma ACTH in healthy cats, to assess plasma ACTH in cats with...

Author(s)
Tardo, A. M.; Reusch, C. E.; Galac, S.; Fornetti, S.; Tirolo, A.; Golinelli, S.; Shehdula, D.; Fracassi, F.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2021, 23, 2, pp 67-73
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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
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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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