Ultrasonographic examination of the adrenal gland and evaluation of the hypophyseal-adrenal axis in 20 cats.

@article{Zimmer2000UltrasonographicEO,
  title={Ultrasonographic examination of the adrenal gland and evaluation of the hypophyseal-adrenal axis in 20 cats.},
  author={Cindy Zimmer and Angelika H{\"o}rauf and Caudia E Reusch},
  journal={The Journal of small animal practice},
  year={2000},
  volume={41 4},
  pages={156-60}
}
The adrenal glands of 20 healthy, non-sedated cats were examined ultrasonographically; visualisation and assessment was possible in all cases. In comparison with the surrounding tissue, the adrenal glands were hypoechoic and two distinct zones could be differentiated in six of the cats. The length and width of the adrenal glands varied from 0.45 to 1.37 cm and 0.29 to 0.53 cm, respectively, and both dimensions could be reliably reproduced. The adrenal glands did not differ between male and… CONTINUE READING

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