hyperadrenocorticism


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hyperadrenocorticism

[′hī·pər·ə‚drē·nō′kȯrd·ə‚siz·əm]
(medicine)
Hypersecretion of adrenocortical hormones resulting in Cushing's syndrome, or virilism.
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Bonnet, "Investigation of the role of aldosterone in hypertension associated with spontaneous pituitary-dependent hyperadrenocorticism in dogs," Journal of Small Animal Practice, vol.
NYSE:PFE), has been cleared by National Registration Authority (NRA) for the control of clinical signs associated with canine Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome (CDS) and for the control of clinical signs associated with uncomplicated canine pituitary-dependent hyperadrenocorticism (PDH or Cushing's disease).
The remaining 69 dogs were confirmed as hyperadrenocorticism (15), flea allergic dermatitis (18), mange (27) and atopic dermatitis (9).
Adrenal disorders such as atypical Cushing's disease (Canine Atypical Hyperadrenocorticism, or CAH) may be suspected, with treatments ranging from melatonin and high-lignan flaxseed oil to Lysodren or other drugs used to treat Cushing's disease.
Hypothyroidism is reported to be present concurrent to hyperadrenocorticism (Peterson et al.
Uroliths composed primarily of calcium phosphate are rare and associated with metabolic disorders such as hyperadrenocorticism (Cushing's disease), hypercalcemia, renal tubular acidosis, or excessive calcium and phosphorus in the diet.
Anipryl(R) is already marketed in the United States for the control of clinical signs associated with uncomplicated canine pituitary-dependent hyperadrenocorticism (PDH or Cushing's disease), and in Canada for the control of clinical signs of both canine Cushing's disease and canine CDS.
Other dogs who may be predisposed include those taking steroids for a variety of health problems and those who have diabetes mellitus, hypothyroidism and hyperadrenocorticism (Cushing's disease).
Both hypothyroidism (low thyroid hormone levels) and hyperadrenocorticism (excessive steroid hormone levels) are associated with an increased risk of developing a biliary disease (Terzi, 2000).
Also termed hyperadrenocorticism, Cushing's disease is a disorder of the adrenal glands, a pair of bean-shaped, inch-long structures situated just above the kidneys.
Federal drug authorities are providing guidance for veterinarians on the use and compounding of a drug used in the treatment of hyperadrenocorticism (Cushing disease) in dogs.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the approval of the drug trilostane (Vetoryl) for the treatment of hyperadrenocorticism (Cushing's disease) in dogs.