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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jun 01, 2004
Hyperadrenocortocism is a common endocrinopathy in geriatric dogs.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jun 01, 2004
A 4-year-old, female spayed Gordon setter was evaluated at the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital at the University of Wisconsin-Madison because of brittle claws of about one year's duration.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jun 01, 2004
Pulmonary hypertension is increased blood pressure in the pulmonary vascular system.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2004
Recently, concern has been expressed that widespread use of diets to minimize struvite crystalluria has been associated with an increase in the frequency of calcium oxalate uroliths.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2004
Several drugs have been reported to alter thyroid function tests in dogs. These include glucocorticoids, potentiated sulfonamides and anticonvulsants, such as phenobarbital. Many other drugs have been reported to affect thyroid function in humans and other species.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: May 01, 2004
Baclofen is a centrally acting skeletal muscle relaxant.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: May 01, 2004
Hypoadrenocorticism, or Addison's disease, in dogs is not a common disease but may be overlooked as a diagnosis.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: May 01, 2004
Although historically digital tonometry has been recommended as a means of estimating intraocular pressure in dogs and cats, I find the method extremely unreliable.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: May 01, 2004
When Rollie, a 10-year-old male Shetland sheepdog, was found to have transitional cell carcinoma, Rollie's veterinarian wanted to make sure that he could be safely treated with doxorubicin.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: May 01, 2004
Although esophageal disorders are less common than gastrointestinal diseases, they are not as rare as some practitioners think.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: May 01, 2004
A 5-year-old, 114-lb (51.8-kg) neutered male German shepherd was examined because of a three- to four-week history of bloody preputial discharge and prostatomegaly.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 01, 2004
Pericardial effusion (PE) is in the list of differential diagnoses when a patient presents with weakness or collapse, weak pulses and muffled heart sounds.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 01, 2004
Magnesium ammonium phosphate (MAP, also called struvite) comprised 41 percent of 28,629 canine uroliths submitted to the Minnesota Urolith Center during the year 2003.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 01, 2004
By dvm360.com staff
Calcium oxalate (CaOx) was the most common (47 percent) mineral in feline uroliths submitted to the Minnesota Urolith Center during 2003 (Table 1). More than two-thirds of feline nephroliths were composed of CaOx.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Mar 01, 2004
By dvm360.com staff
Your veterinarian has just informed you that your dog has otitis, or inflammation of the ear. Luckily, most cases of otitis are caught during the early stage of the disease, so the chances for getting your dog's ears back in tip-top shape are good.