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Diagnosis and management of feline hyperthyroidism: current perspectives

Authors Vaske H, Schermerhorn T, Armbrust L, Grauer GF

Received 4 March 2014

Accepted for publication 16 May 2014

Published 20 August 2014 Volume 2014:5 Pages 85—96


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Heather H Vaske, Thomas Schermerhorn, Laura Armbrust, Gregory F Grauer

Department of Clinical Sciences, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA

Abstract: Previous and ongoing research has provided insights to the pathophysiology and diagnosis of hyperthyroidism as well as new treatment modalities. This paper reviews the etiology, clinical presentation, and clinicopathologic changes associated with hyperthyroidism, and provides a thorough explanation of confirmatory testing and treatment options.

Keywords: feline hyperthyroidism, diagnosis, management

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