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Multiple endocrine diseases in cats: 15 cases (1997-2008).
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PMID:  20580584     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The objective of this retrospective study was to characterize a population of cats from a tertiary care center diagnosed with multiple endocrine disorders, including the specific disorders and time intervals between diagnosis of each disorder. Medical records of 15 cats diagnosed with more than one endocrine disorder were reviewed. The majority of cats were domestic shorthairs, and the mean age at the time of diagnosis of the first disorder was 10.3 years. The most common combination of disorders was diabetes mellitus and hyperthyroidism. Two cats had concurrent diabetes mellitus and hyperadrenocorticism, one cat had concurrent central diabetes insipidus and diabetes mellitus. A mean of 25.7 months elapsed between diagnoses of the first and second endocrine disorder, but this was variable. This study suggests the occurrence of multiple endocrine disorders is uncommon in cats.
Shauna L Blois; Erica L Dickie; Stephen A Kruth; Dana G Allen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-06-26
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of feline medicine and surgery     Volume:  12     ISSN:  1532-2750     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Feline Med. Surg.     Publication Date:  2010 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-07-26     Completed Date:  2010-10-18     Revised Date:  2011-09-22    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100897329     Medline TA:  J Feline Med Surg     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  637-42     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2010 ISFM and AAFP. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Department of Clinical Studies, Ontario Veterinary College Teaching Hospital, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Adrenocortical Hyperfunction / diagnosis,  veterinary
Cat Diseases / diagnosis*
Diabetes Insipidus, Neurogenic / diagnosis,  veterinary
Diabetes Mellitus / diagnosis,  veterinary
Endocrine System Diseases / diagnosis,  veterinary*
Hyperthyroidism / diagnosis,  veterinary
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