Case report: An Aldosterone-secreting Adrenal Tumor in a Cat

Case report: An Aldosterone-secreting Adrenal Tumor in a Cat

Elizabeth Appleman, VMD, DACVIM | Fifth Avenue Veterinary Specialists

“Bennie,” a 9-year-old MC domestic shorthair was referred to Fifth Avenue Veterinary Specialists on June 16, 2009, for further evaluation of hyperaldosteronism and uncontrolled diabetes mellitus.

The initial work-up and treatment was performed by Dr. Dan . . . → Read More: Case report: An Aldosterone-secreting Adrenal Tumor in a Cat

Adrenal Gland Cancer in Dogs

Adrenal Gland Cancer (Pheochromocytoma) in Dogs

A pheochromocytoma is a tumor of the adrenal gland, which causes the glands to make too much of certain hormones. This can cause an increase in heart rate, blood pressure, and breathing rate. These symptoms are intermittent (not present all of the time) because the hormones that cause them . . . → Read More: Adrenal Gland Cancer in Dogs

Canine Cushing's Disease

From Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Original link: http://www.vetmed.wsu.edu/cliented/cushings.aspx

Canine Cushing’s Disease

This information is not meant to be a substitute for veterinary care. Always follow the instructions provided by your veterinarian.

Cushing’s disease (hyperadrenocorticism) is the overproduction of the hormone cortisol by the adrenal glands that are located in the belly . . . → Read More: Canine Cushing’s Disease