Canine hypothyroidism: A review of aetiology and diagnosis

  title={Canine hypothyroidism: A review of aetiology and diagnosis},
  author={C. Mooney},
  journal={New Zealand Veterinary Journal},
  pages={105 - 114}
  • C. Mooney
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • New Zealand Veterinary Journal
  • Abstract Hypothyroidism is recognised as an important endocrine disorder of dogs, and a frequent differential for numerous presenting complaints. Its diagnosis has never been straight forward as results suggestive of hypothyroidism can occur for a variety of reasons in dogs with normal thyroid function (euthyroid). As a consequence, the accurate investigation of hypothyroidism has been hindered by the potential inclusion of a number of cases not truly hypothyroid. In recent years, the… CONTINUE READING
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