Primary hyperparathyroidism in dogs: 21 cases (1976-1986).

  title={Primary hyperparathyroidism in dogs: 21 cases (1976-1986).},
  author={Beata Berger and Edward C. Feldman},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  volume={191 3},
Case records from 21 dogs with hypercalcemia and hyperparathyroidism were evaluated. The dogs were greater than or equal to 7 years old, and 6 were Keeshonds. The most common clinical signs were polydipsia/polyuria, listlessness, and muscle weakness. The serum calcium concentrations were 12.1 to 19.6 mg/dl. Serum phosphorus concentrations were low in 5 dogs, within the reference range in 13 dogs, and high in 3 dogs that also had high concentrations of BUN. Twenty dogs had a parathyroid adenoma… CONTINUE READING


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