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Transient hypoparathyroidism following successful treatment of hypercalcaemia of malignancy in a dog

Horn, B. and Irwin, P.J.ORCID: 0000-0002-0006-8262 (2000) Transient hypoparathyroidism following successful treatment of hypercalcaemia of malignancy in a dog. Australian Veterinary Journal, 78 (10). pp. 690-692.

Link to Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1751-0813.2000.tb10407...
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Abstract

A 4-year-old, entire female, English Cocker Spaniel was presented for treatment of lymphosarcoma and secondary hypercalcaemia. After induction chemotherapy the dog became severely hypocalcaemic and showed signs of weakness, muscle fasciculation and facial pruritus. Hormone analysis confirmed inadequate production of parathyroid hormone. Although hypocalcaemia has been previously reported as a component of tumour lysis syndrome, it has not been associated with transient parathyroid hormone deficiency.

Item Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/16409
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