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Related to hyperadrenocorticism: hypoadrenocorticism
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Noun1.hyperadrenocorticism - a glandular disorder caused by excessive cortisol
adenosis, gland disease, glandular disease, glandular disorder - a disorder of the glands of the body
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In hyperadrenocorticism, this pathway is abnormal, and too much Cortisol is secreted, leading to the clinical signs of disease.
Diagnosis of spontaneous canine hyperadrenocorticism. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, v.27, p.1292-1304, 2012.
What most of us will notice first in a cat with hyperadrenocorticism are skin problems.
Survival time was calculated from the month of pituitary-dependent hyperadrenocorticism (PDH) diagnosis to the day of death or the end of the study period.
The alkaline phosphatase elevations may have been associated with exogenous or endogenous (hyperadrenocorticism) steroids or concurrent hepatic disease.
Diseases most commonly associated with pulmonary thromboembolism in dogs are: heart disease (including heartworm disease), glomerular disease, neoplasia, disseminated intravascular coagulopathy, immune-mediated haemolytic anemia, pancreatitis, sepsis, trauma, hyperadrenocorticism, hypothyroidism, and diabetes mellitus (Burns et al 1981, Klein et al 1989, LaRue and Murtaugh 1990, Corlouer 1994, Kittleson and Kienle 1998, Good and Manning 2003).
Hermaphroditism, gender, and precocity in hyperadrenocorticism: Psychological findings.
The group said in a trading update it had launched several new products across the European Union and its Vetoryl product - a treatment for canine hyperadrenocorticism - received approval in the United States, Australia and Canada.
Used in the diagnosis of hyperadrenocorticism and hypoadrenocorticism.
Generalized ringworm in adult dogs is uncommon and usually results from immunodeficiency conditions such as hyperadrenocorticism.
One of these conditions is called hyperadrenocorticism or Cushing's disease and the symptoms of this include:
Hyperadrenocorticism. In: Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Vol.