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Dog Hyperparathyroidism

Hyperparathyroidism is usually a benign tumor called an adenoma. The occurrence of malignant parathyroid tumors is rare. Primary tumors are prevalent in dogs. Older dogs are more susceptible with the average age being ten years. There is no difference in gender occurrence. Keeshonds are the only breed that has a significantly higher incidence. There has been a genetic marker found in Keeshonds that are associated with primary hyperparathyroidism.

Cat Hyperparathyroidism

…excessive secretion of PTH, which is the parathyroid hormone. There are several parathyroid glands in the neck. This results in elevated calcium in the bloodstream. Excessive calcium can have harmful effects in cats. Hyperparathyroidism is usually a benign tumor called an adenoma. The occurrence of malignant parathyroid tumors is rare. Primary tumors are somewhat prevalent in cats. Older animals are more susceptible with the average age being ten…

Dog Hypercalcemia

…is usually recommended before any further diagnostics are done. can cause hypercalcemia as well. Lymphosarcoma, which is a type of can be one of the causes for hypercalcemia, as well as chronic kidney failure or hyperparathyroidism. and or adenocarcimoa of the anal sacs or cancer of the glands themselves can also induce an abnormally high level of calcium in your dog. and other cancers such as , nasal Adenocarcinoma, , thyroid adenocarcinoma…

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