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The objectives of the study were to evaluate the low-dose dexamethasone suppression (LDDS) test and the size of the adrenal glands via ultrasonography in cats with diabetes mellitus. Twenty-two cats were enrolled in the study. In 19 cats, suppression of cortisol concentrations below 5.5 nmol/litre...

Author(s)
Kley, S.; Alt, M.; Zimmer, C.; Hoerauf, A.; Reusch, C. E.
Publisher
Verlag Hans Huber, Bern, Switzerland
Citation
SAT, Schweizer Archiv für Tierheilkunde, 2007, 149, 11, pp 493-500
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

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

A review on the details of the different protocols for the following diagnostic techniques and methods for tracing endocrine disorders in dogs and cats namely: CRH-stimulation test, GHRH-stimulation test, combined pituitary function test, urine osmolality, modified water deprivation test,...

Author(s)
Rijnberk, A.; Kooistra, H. S.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Clinical endocrinology of dogs and cats: an illustrated text, 2010, Ed.2, pp 305-314
Abstract

A fourteen-year-old Persian cat was referred because of poorly controlled diabetes mellitus despite insulin and dietary treatment. Clinical signs were severe polydipsia/polyuria (pupd), poor hair coat quality, stomatitis and hind limb weakness. At the time of initial presentation, he was treated...

Author(s)
Odent, E.; Marynissen, S.; Stock, E.; Vandenabeele, S.; Maele, I. van de; Daminet, S.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ghent, Merelbeke, Belgium
Citation
Vlaams Diergeneeskundig Tijdschrift, 2018, 87, 4, pp 207-215
Abstract

Background: Diagnosis of pituitary-dependent hyperadrenocorticism (PDH) in cats is challenging because there is no specific diagnostic test. Hypothesis/Objective: The determination of plasma ACTH precursor (POMC and pro-ACTH) concentration might facilitate the diagnosis of PDH in cats. The aim of...

Author(s)
Benchekroun, G.; Fornel-Thibaud, P. de; Dubord, M.; Dossin, O.; Fracassi, F.; Rannou, B.; Garnier, F.; Maurey-Guenec, C.; Daminet, S.; Rosenberg, D.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2012, 26, 3, pp 575-581
Abstract

A 7-year-old, neutered male cat was presented with a 6-month history of progressive polyuria, polydipsia, polyphagia, aggression, and weight gain. Previous blood work, urinalysis, and radiographs did not delineate a cause for the clinical signs. An ultrasound revealed bilateral adrenal gland...

Author(s)
Calsyn, J. D. R.; Green, R. A.; Davis, G. J.; Reilly, C. M.
Publisher
American Animal Hospital Association, Denver, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association, 2010, 46, 1, pp 36-42
Abstract

Case Description: A 9-year-old castrated male domestic shorthair cat was examined because of hypertension that persisted after resolution of the patient's hyperthyroidism. Bilateral hypertensive retinopathy, a systolic heart murmur, left ventricular hypertrophy, and tachycardia were present....

Author(s)
Smith, R. R.; Mayhew, P. D.; Berent, A. C.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2012, 241, 3, pp 368-372
Abstract

After a general introduction on the physiology of cortisol production, this review covers the aetiology of the Cushing's syndrome (over-activity of the adrenal gland), signs, anamnesis, clinical signs, laboratory findings, endocrine function tests (corticoid-creatinine quotient in urine; ACTH...

Author(s)
Schmitz, S.; Neiger, R.
Publisher
Schattauer GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Tierärztliche Praxis. Ausgabe K, Kleintiere/Heimtiere, 2006, 34, 6, pp 459-465
Abstract

A 13-year-old male, castrated, crossbred cat was referred for insulin-resistant diabetes mellitus. The cat had a ravenous appetite and a dull coat. Basal urinary corticoid/creatinine ratios were normal. In the low-dose dexamethasone suppression test there was no suppression of the (nonelevated)...

Author(s)
Meij, B. P.; Vlugt-Meijer, R. H. van der; Ingh, T. S. G. A. M. van den; Flik, G.; Rijnberk, A.
Publisher
American College of Veterinary Pathologists Inc, Lawrence, USA
Citation
Veterinary Pathology, 2005, 42, 1, pp 92-97

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