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Case summary: An 11-year-old female, reportedly spayed, domestic shorthair cat was examined for a 4-month history of weight loss, aggression, urine spraying, malodorous urine and estrus-like behavior. Physical examination revealed thickened skin, a mildly prominent vulva and confirmed malodorous...

Author(s)
Jones, S. A.; Owens, S. L.; Birchard, S. J.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 2019, 5, 2, pp 26-2055116919885698
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

Background: Spontaneous hyperadrenocorticism (HAC) is rare in cats. Clinical findings, diagnostic test results, and response to various treatment options must be better characterized. Objectives: To report the clinical presentation, clinicopathologic findings, diagnostic imaging results, and...

Author(s)
Valentin, S. Y.; Cortright, C. C.; Nelson, R. W.; Pressler, B. M.; Rosenberg, D.; Moore, G. E.; Scott-Moncrieff, J. C.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2014, 28, 2, pp 481-487
Abstract

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

Adrenal function may be altered in animals with hyperthyroidism. The aim of the study was to assess adrenal function of hyperthyroid cats (n=17) compared to healthy cats (n=18) and cats with chronic diseases (n=18). Adrenal function was evaluated by adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) stimulation ...

Author(s)
Ramspott, S.; Hartmann, K.; Sauter-Louis, C.; Weber, K.; Wehner, A.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2012, 14, 4, pp 262-266
AbstractFull Text

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

Hypoadrenocorticism (Addison disease) is an uncommon condition in dogs and even more rare in cats. Hypoadrenocorticism is most often caused by immune-mediated destruction of the adrenal glands resulting in decreased mineralocorticoid and glucocorticoid production. Although less common, some dogs...

Author(s)
Lanen, K. van; Sande, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA
Citation
Topics in Companion Animal Medicine, 2014, 29, 4, pp 88-95
Abstract

A 6-year-old, castrated male Siamese cat was diagnosed with primary hypoadrenocorticism, confirmed by an adrenocorticotopic hormone (ACTH) stimulation test documenting both hypocortisolism and hypoaldosteronism. The cat was successfully treated using a combination of prednisolone and...

Author(s)
Woolcock, A. D.; Ward, C.
Publisher
Canadian Veterinary Medical Association, Ottawa, Canada
Citation
Canadian Veterinary Journal, 2015, 56, 11, pp 1158-1160
Abstract

A 7 year old female cat was admitted in emergency department for oral dysphagia and weakness evolving since 1 month. Following the diagnostic tests (hematology, biochemistry, abdominal ultrasound, ACTH stimulation), a hypoadrenocorticism was diagnosed. This condition is relatively rare in cats and...

Author(s)
Martin, É.
Publisher
Point Vétérinaire Italie s.r.l., Milano, Italy
Citation
Summa, Animali da Compagnia, 2017, 34, 8, pp 55-61
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

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