Insights into Veterinary Endocrinology
This blog is written specifically to serve veterinarians and veterinary technicians. I've divided the posts into 3 types: (1) my insights into specific endocrine issues, (2) Q & A posts that deal with questions I've gotten from veterinarians, and (3) reviews of current endocrine publications (with my comments and "insights"). Please also read my Animal Endocrine blog for pet owners.
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Is it possible to confirm diagnosis of Addison's disease with an ACTH stimulation test after treatment has been initiated? My patient is a 6-year-old, male West Highland Wight Terrier seen on an emergency basis for severe lethargy, vomiting, diarrhea, and anorexia that all began shortly after was at the groomers. There was no history of dietary indiscretion in this dog. A serum chemistry profile revealed hypoglycemia (glucose, 61 mg/dl), hyperphosphatemia (phosphorus, 9.1 mg/dl), hyponatremia […]
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