The Derm Vet Podcast

64. When to suspect an endocrinopathy in a derm case

May 20, 2021 Ashley Bourgeois, DVM, Dip ACVD Season 1 Episode 64
The Derm Vet Podcast
64. When to suspect an endocrinopathy in a derm case
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The Derm Vet Podcast
64. When to suspect an endocrinopathy in a derm case
May 20, 2021 Season 1 Episode 64
Ashley Bourgeois, DVM, Dip ACVD

Traditional signs of hypothyroidism or hyperadrenocorticism don't always occur in canine patients. We think of lethargy, weight gain, polydipsia, polyuria, etc. But, you can simply see patients that have recurring pyoderma and otitis as the predominant sign of an endocrinopathy.  Learn what hints in the history and clinical symptoms can put hypothyroidism or hyperadrenocorticism higher on your differential list for a derm patient. 

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Traditional signs of hypothyroidism or hyperadrenocorticism don't always occur in canine patients. We think of lethargy, weight gain, polydipsia, polyuria, etc. But, you can simply see patients that have recurring pyoderma and otitis as the predominant sign of an endocrinopathy.  Learn what hints in the history and clinical symptoms can put hypothyroidism or hyperadrenocorticism higher on your differential list for a derm patient.