Resolution of diabetes mellitus but not acromegaly in a cat with a pituitary macroadenoma treated with hypofractionated radiation.


The use of insulin-like growth factor 1 assays in the diagnosis and subsequent monitoring after radiotherapy of an acromegalic cat with a secretory pituitary adenoma and secondary insulin-resistant diabetes mellitus is described. Diabetes resolved, and exogenous insulin was no longer required for the maintenance of normoglycaemia 10 months after completion… (More)


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