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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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Pituitary-dependent hyperadrenocorticism (PDH) was diagnosed in a mixed-breed cat which had insulin-resistant diabetes and skin fragility. Though the cat died 469 days after the diagnosis, serum cortisol concentration and diabetes were improved by trial administration of either metyrapone or ...

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Awamura, Y.; Yamazaki, S.; Hara, Y.; Koyama, H.; Sako, T.
Publisher
Japan Veterinary Medical Association, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of the Japan Veterinary Medical Association, 2005, 58, 2, pp 121-124
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This paper reports a cat with macroadenoma in the pituitary causing hyperadrenocorticism and insulin resistance. A 12-year-old female castrated Brazilian shorthair cat was presented with polyuria, polydipsia, weight loss and polyphagia [date not given]. Hyperglycaemia (blood glucose >250 mg/dl),...

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Corgozinho, K. B.; Belchior, C.; Souza, R. C. de; Leite, J. da S.; Ferreira, A. M. R.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2010, 38, 2, pp 205-208
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Scott-Moncrieff, J. C. R.
Publisher
British Small Animal Veterinary Association, Quedgeley, UK
Citation
BSAVA Congress 2011, The ICC/NIA, Birmingham, UK, 31 March - 3 April. Scientific Proceedings Veterinary Programme, 2011, pp 217-219
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Scott-Moncrieff, J. C.
Publisher
The North American Veterinary Conference, Gainesville, USA
Citation
Small animal and exotics. Proceedings of the North American Veterinary Conference, Orlando, Florida, USA, 17-21 January, 2009, 2009, pp 415-419
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Subject of the investigation: This article summarizes the current knowledge on trilostane, a new drug for the therapy of hyperadrenocorticism in various animal species. Objective: Former medical therapies of hypercortisolism comprised mitotane, ketoconazole and L-deprenyl, however none is ideal....

Author(s)
Neiger, R.; Lehnert, C.
Publisher
Schattauer GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Tierärztliche Praxis. Ausgabe K, Kleintiere/Heimtiere, 2004, 32, 4, pp 193-198
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An 11-year-old male castrated Persian cat with spontaneous hyperadrenocorticism was presented. Both adrenals were grossly enlarged and calcified. A diagnosis of pituitary-dependent hyperadrenocorticism was made. Signs of hyperadrenocorticism resolved with long-term mitotane treatment. Concurrent...

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Schwedes, C. S.
Citation
Journal of Small Animal Practice, 1997, 38, 11, pp 520-524
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Insulin resistance can occur secondary to many diseases in dogs and cats. The most common causes of insulin resistance in dogs are hyperadrenocorticism, bacterial infections, hypothyroidism, and dioestrus. In cats, the most common causes are acromegaly; hyperadrenocorticism; renal, hepatic, or...

Author(s)
Hackendahl, N.; Schaer, M.
Publisher
Veterinary Learning Systems, Yardley, USA
Citation
Compendium on Continuing Education for the Practicing Veterinarian, 2006, 28, 4, pp 271-284
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Cushing's disease or pituitary-dependent hyperadrenocorticism (PDH) is common in dogs and rare in cats. PDH is caused by a pituitary tumor producing adrenocorticotropin (ACTH). Pituitary imaging with computed tomography (CT) or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is required to assess the size and...

Author(s)
Meij, B.; Voorhout, G.; Rijnberk, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Science Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology, 2002, 197, 1/2, pp 89-96
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Author(s)
Breathnach, R. M. S.; Shipstone, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Problem-based feline medicine, 2006, pp 1052-1066

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