Message Number: FHL12946 | New FHL Archives Search
From: "Bonnie"
Date: 2011-03-02 17:24:02 UTC
Subject: [ferrethealth] Re: Iatrogenic Cushings

Assuming the adrenal hormones are normal, is there a treatment for the steroid induced symptoms?

Thank you all for the responses. I foresee much research in this student's future :)

--- In, AFERRETVET@... wrote:
> Hi Bonnie
> Yes, ferrets can get Iatrogenic Cushings from long term pred use,
> but the only way to know if pred is causing the adrenal signs
> (and not adrenal gland disease) is to check the adrenal hormones
> thru the University of Tennessee (the "Tennessee panel").
> If the adrenal hormones are normal, then yes the pred is causing the
> adrenal signs.
> hope that helps,
> Jerry Murray, DVM
> </HTML>


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