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Stilboestrol toxicity in a dog

Mills, J.N. and Slatter, D.H. (1981) Stilboestrol toxicity in a dog. Australian Veterinary Journal, 57 (1). pp. 39-42.

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A case of stilboestrol toxicity is described in a dog which was treated for prostatic hyperplasia with stilboestrol dipropionate (10 mg) daily for 5 days. An initial anaemia and thrombocytopaenia of 19,500/μl was recorded on day 11, and a severe leukocytosis of 125,300/μl on day 15 was followed by a precipitous drop to 8,400/μl on day 21. The dog received antibiotic treatment for concurrent peritonitis and prostatitis/cystitis between days 7 and 15. The dog died on day 41 with marrow aplasia.

Item Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Veterinary Studies
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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