Hyperthyroidism: Incidence in the Cat

Kraft W. and Buchler F.

Tierarztl Prax, 1999. 27: p.386.


20 cases of feline hyperthyroidism are reported. The examinations were performed during 13 years. The hyperthyroid cats were diagnosed of about 23,000 cats examined in two internal veterinary clinics Giessen und Munich). Diagnosis can be performed with RIA or ELISA methods. Scintigrams had been done for examination of localization and function. Treatments were performed with radioactive iodine, thyroidectomy or thyrostatic drugs.