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KEYWORDS: *Cavia porcellus *Guinea pig *Hyperthyroidism Oryctolagus cuniculus *Rabbit *Thyroxine KEY POINTS: *Hyperthyroidism is not uncommon in guinea pigs and may be underdiagnosed, albeit rare, in rabbits. *Prevalence of thyroid disease in guinea pigs and rabbits is likely to increase because of ...

Author(s)
Digeronimo, P. M.; Brandão, J.
Publisher
Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice, 2020, 23, 2, pp 373-381
Abstract

This article aims at the presentation of an increasing problem of hyperthyroidism in guinea pig (Cavia porcellus). Hereby new methods of imaging of thyroid gland, including scintigraphy, were presented. Advantages and disadvantages of all presented methods, with or without standardization for ...

Author(s)
Chmurska-Gąsowska, M.
Publisher
Krajowa Izba Lekarsko Weterynaryjna, Warszawa, Poland
Citation
Życie Weterynaryjne, 2016, 91, 7, pp 491-496
Abstract

A 56-mo-old male guinea pig (Cavia porcellus) presented with gradual weight loss from 757 to 691 g during the preceding month. Cardiac-specific diagnostics detected decreased cardiac contractility, moderate cardiomegaly, pericardial effusion, and pulmonary edema. At 1 mo after presentation, the ...

Author(s)
Kondo, H.; Koizumi, I.; Yamamoto, N.; Shibuya, H.
Publisher
American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, Memphis, USA
Citation
Comparative Medicine, 2018, 68, 3, pp 212-214
Abstract

Functional endocrine tumours have long been thought to be rare in guinea pigs, although conditions such as hyperthyroidism and hyperadrenocorticism have been documented with increasing frequency so the prevalence of hormonal disorders may have been underestimated. Both the clinical signs and...

Author(s)
Künzel, F.; Mayer, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Journal, 2015, 206, 3, pp 268-274
Abstract

Guinea pigs with a total thyroxine (TT4) value >66.9 nmol/l (>5.2 µg/dl) were selected from the database of a private diagnostic laboratory. The submitting veterinarians were sent standardized questionnaires in order to assess background information on clinical signs, therapy and the success of the ...

Author(s)
Girod-Rüffer, C.; Müller, E.; Marschang, R. E.; Müller, K.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 2019, 29, pp 87-97
Abstract

A five-year-old female Guinea pig was presented for a history of 2 months losing weight despite an increased appetite. Physical examination revealed a loss of weight of 37% in 4 months, and a mass of 1 cm diameter in the cervical area. A thyroid hormones dosage revealed an increase of free T4 and...

Author(s)
Pignon, C.; Mayer, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Masson, Issy-les Moulineaux Cedex, France
Citation
Pratique Médicale et Chirurgicale de l'Animal de Compagnie, 2013, 48, 1, pp 15-20
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This article describes the clinical case of thyroid gland adenocarcinoma in a four-year-old intact male of guinea pig. The patient was presented to the clinic with signs of weight loss with preserved feed intake and increased activity. Clinical examination revealed the presence of spherical mass in ...

Author(s)
Jekl, V.; Hauptman, K.; Jeklová, E.; Škorič, M.
Publisher
Profi Press, s.r.o., Prague, Czech Republic
Citation
Veterinářství, 2020, 70, 6, pp 341-352
Abstract

Background: Guinea pigs (Cavia porcellus) are often presented as patients in veterinary practice. Nevertheless, only limited information is available about endocrine diseases or thyroxine reference values for the species. Objective: The aim of this study was to determine serum thyroxine...

Author(s)
Müller, K.; Müller, E.; Klein, R.; Brunnberg, L.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Clinical Pathology, 2009, 38, 4, pp 507-510
Abstract

Hyperthyroidism was diagnosed in four guinea pigs by demonstration of an increased serum total thyroxine concentration. The main clinical signs were comparable with those observed in feline hyperthyroidism and included weight loss despite maintenance of appetite and a palpable mass in the ventral...

Author(s)
Künzel, F.; Hierlmeier, B.; Christian, M.; Reifinger, M.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Small Animal Practice, 2013, 54, 12, pp 667-671
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Hedley, J.
Publisher
British Veterinary Zoological Society, London, UK
Citation
British Veterinary Zoological Society: Proceedings of the BVZS Conference 2017, 13-15 October, 2017, Zoological Society of London, London Zoo, Regent's Park, London, UK, 2017, pp 70

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