ea0013p315 | Thyroid | SFEBES2007
, Elliott Jonathan
, Syme Harriet
Cats are the only species, other than humans, in which naturally occurring, non-malignant hyperthyroidism has been recorded. Feline hyperthyroidism has many similarities to toxic nodular goitre, including age at risk, presentation, histological features and similar switch-on mutations of the TSH receptor and linked G-proteins. Subclinical hyperthyroidism is well recognised in humans but has only recently been described in cats. We present preliminary data from a pr...