Lymphocytic adenohypophysitis and adrenalitis in a dog with adrenal and thyroid atrophy.

@article{Adissu2010LymphocyticAA,
  title={Lymphocytic adenohypophysitis and adrenalitis in a dog with adrenal and thyroid atrophy.},
  author={Hibret A Adissu and Avril Hamel-Jolette and Robert A. Foster},
  journal={Veterinary pathology},
  year={2010},
  volume={47 6},
  pages={1082-5}
}
A 4.5-year-old spayed female Great Pyrenees with hypothyroidism and hypoadrenocorticism had a slightly enlarged pituitary gland and bilaterally atrophic adrenal and thyroid glands. Lymphocytic adenohypophysitis and adrenalitis were found in which B lymphocytes and plasma cells dominated the adenohypophysitis but T cells dominated the adrenalitis. The thyroid gland had extensive follicular atrophy and collapse. The combination of primary hypothyroidism and hypoadrenocorticism resembles type II… CONTINUE READING
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