Hyperthyroidism is an endocrine disease, like diabetes; those with endocrine-related disorders are more prone to various types of neuropathy. As with diabetes mellitus, hyperthyroidism can mean polydipsia and polyuria symptoms.
Both thyroid lobes shown on normal cat.
See the discussion of hyperthyroidism in cats at the Marvista Vet Internet site.
- Wiki cases-Hyperthyroidism
- Hyperthyroidism In Cats
- Hyperthyroidism in Cats--Therapeutic Options
- Radiocat--Nationwide (US) Centers For Radioiodine Treatment of Feline Hyperthyroidism
While this website specializes in treating feline hyperthyroidism with radioiodine, it also provides links for information on surgical hyperthyroid treatment and medication-based management of the condition.
- Preparing Cats for Radioactive Iodine Treatment (Hyperthyroidism)-WSAVA 2005
- Feline Hyperthyroidism-WSAVA 2001-Dr. David Bruyette
- Feline Hyperthyroidism-WSAVA 2004-Dr. Boyd Jones
- Diagnosis & Treatment--Feline Hyperthyroidism--WSAVA 2003--Dr. Richard Nelson
- Treatment of Feline Hyperthyroidism Using Orally Administered Radioiodine:a Study of 40 Consecutive Cases-Australian Veterinary Journal-1993
- Hyperthyroidism in Cats-Feline Advisory Board
- Introduction to Feline Hyperthyroidism-Axiom Vet Laboratories UK
- Hyperthyroidism in Cats Drs. Foster & Smith Pet Education Library
- Moorevet.com-Feline Hyperthyroidism
- Complications and Consequences of Feline Hyperthyroidism-WSAVA 2003
- Feline Hyperthyroidism-North American Veterinary Conference-2006
- Ohio State University Endocrinology Symposium 2006-Challenging Issues in the Diagnosis & Treatment of Feline Hyperthyroidism-Page 29
- Does Subclinical Hyperthyroidism Exist in Cats? ACVIM Proceedings--Page 6, Abstract #60
- Neurological Consequences of Thyroid Disorders WSAVA 2005
- Mechanism of Action & Effects of Thyroid Hormones--CSU--details hypothyroidism & hyperthyroidism
- Gastrointestinal Signs of Endocrine Disorders-Dogs & Cats-Provet UK