Lauren and JJ are back with a case to kick off season 4 of the podcast! What is causing weakness, decreased appetite, and weight loss in this canine patient?
The episode includes a review of the diagnosis and management of hypoadrenocorticism in the dog, as well as important information about accurate diagnosis in patients who have already received steroids.
Special thanks to Ellen Behrend, VMD, PhD, DACVIM for agreeing to be featured on this episode!
(1) Behrend, E., Rothrock, K., & Shell, L. (2022). Hypoadrenocorticism (canine). VINcyclopedia. www.vin.com
(2) Lobetti, R., Lindquist, E., Frank, J., Casey, D., Marek, K., & Timon, T. (2016). Retrospective study of adrenal gland ultrasonography in dogs with normal and abnormal ACTH stimulation test. Journal of Veterinary Clinical Practice and Petcare, 1(1), 1-6.
(3) Wenger, M., Mueller, C., Kook, P. H., & Reusch, C. E. (2010). Ultrasonographic evaluation of adrenal glands in dogs with primary hypoadrenocorticism or mimicking diseases. Veterinary Record, 167(1), 207-210.