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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
Abstract

Background: Calcium disorders are common in small animals, but few studies have investigated the etiology of ionized hypercalcemia and hypocalcemia in large populations. This study aimed to determine the incidence of ionized calcium disorders in dogs and cats treated at a tertiary referral clinic...

Author(s)
Coady, M.; Fletcher, D. J.; Goggs, R.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2019, 6, August, pp 276
Abstract

Two cats were presented with lethargy and anorexia. Clinically, the cats showed hypothermia and dehydration. Blood examination in both cats showed hyponatraemia, hyperkalaemia and additionally azotaemia in case 1 and hypercalcaemia in case 2. In both cats, an adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)...

Author(s)
Reimann, F.; Siol, S.; Schlüter, C.; Neiger, R.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record Case Reports, 2018, 6, 3, pp e000600
Abstract

Hypoadrenocorticism, reported in humans, and dogs but more uncommonly in cats, is defined as insufficient production of mineralocorticoids and/or glucocorticoids in the adrenal cortex. The etiology of feline hypoadrenocortism is not clearly understood.

Author(s)
Dalunde, K.; Tidholm, A.
Publisher
Sveriges Veterinärförbund, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Svensk Veterinärtidning, 2018, 70, 13, pp 30-34
Abstract

Primary hypoadrenocorticism, also known as Addison's disease and nicknamed 'the great pretender', is a rare disease in dogs and has been sporadically documented in cats. Documented cases of confirmed hypoadrenocorticism as a cause of neurological signs are limited. This report describes two cases...

Author(s)
Santifort, K. M.; Kooistra, H. S.; Mandigers, P. J. J.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record Case Reports, 2018, 6, 4, pp e000669
Abstract

A 4-year-old female neutered British Shorthair cat was presented as an emergency owing to progressive apathy, anorexia, adipsia, weight loss and weakness. Clinical findings showed severe weakness, collapse, weak pulse, bradycardia, hypovolaemia and hypothermia. Blood examinations revealed marked...

Author(s)
Sicken, J.; Neiger, R.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2013, 15, 10, pp 941-944
Abstract

A 6-year-old male neutered cat was referred with a 3-month history of lethargy, chronic constipation, intermittent vomiting, inappetence, progressive weight loss, dysphagia and polyuria. Previous treatment with intravenous fluids, antimicrobials, glucocorticoids, laxatives and appetite stimulants...

Author(s)
Oron, L.; Mazaki-Tovi, M.; Neri, D.; Aroch, I.; Kelmer, E.
Publisher
Israel Veterinary Medical Association, Raanana, Israel
Citation
Israel Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2014, 69, 4, pp 234-238
AbstractFull Text

Hypoadrenocorticism arises from insufficient adrenal gland function and is also known as Addison's disease, a rarely occurring disease (0.1%) in dogs. Due to its oscillatory course and overall nonspecific symptoms, it is a diagnostic challenge for clinicians, and is often misdiagnosed or unattended ...

Author(s)
Palić, M.; Brkljačić, M.; Kiš, I.; Crnogaj, M.; Kučer, N.; Torti, M.; Šmit, I.; Kajin, F.; Matijatko, V.
Publisher
Hrvatski veterinarski institut, Centar za peradarstvo, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Veterinarska Stanica, 2020, 51, 3, pp 281-292
Abstract

Case summary: A 7-month-old domestic shorthair cat was presented for evaluation of stunted growth, recurrent hypoglycaemia during the first months of its life and altered mentation. Complete blood count and biochemistry were unremarkable, except for mildly elevated serum creatinine concentration...

Author(s)
Lutz, B.; Betting, A.; Kovacevic, A.; Durand, A.; Gurtner, C.; Kaiponen, T. S.; Kooistra, H.; Campos, M.; Cui, Y.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 2022, 8, 1,
Abstract

Background: Primary hyperaldosteronism caused by adrenal neoplasia has been well described in cats. Multiple corticosteroid abnormalities occur in a subset of affected cats, but characterizations of this syndrome are limited to several case reports. Objectives: To describe a series of cats with...

Author(s)
Harro, C. C.; Refsal, K. R.; Shaw, N.; Alston, S. M.; Folger, W.; Gross, C.; Cousins, W. M.; Monahan, C. F.; Mazaki-Tovi, M.; Langlois, D. K.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2021, 35, 5, pp 2159-2166

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