Image Quiz: Polyuria in a Pomeranian with a history of hair cycle arrest, Answer A

Image Quiz: Polyuria in a Pomeranian with a history of hair cycle arrest, Answer A

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Nov 10, 2011
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Since the low-dose dexamethasone suppression test supported the clinical impression of hyperadrenocorticism, there is no need to do an ACTH response test in this patient. Most dogs with hyperadrenocorticism have increased levels of other steroid hormones and their precursors. Treatment decisions will not be impacted by this additional information.

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