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Journal March 2013 (Vol 35, No 3)

NOTE: You have already passed this course.
NOTE: This course is no longer valid for accreditation purposes.

Neurologic Manifestations of Hypothyroidism in Dogs by Abigail Bertalan , VMD, Marc Kent , DVM, DACVIM (Internal Medicine, Neurology), Eric Glass , MS, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)

1. 1. Most dogs with hypothyroidism have _______ hypothyroidism caused by _______.
2. The most appropriate diagnostic test(s) to perform in a case of suspected hypothyroidism is/are measurement of the
3. What is the cause of hyperlipidemia in hypothyroid dogs?
4. The pathophysiology of atherosclerotic damage is initiated by
5. Which mechanism is thought to be the one by which plasma low-density lipoproteins (LDLs) cause most of the vascular damage in hypothyroid dogs?
6. The most common manifestation(s) of neurologic disease in hypothyroid dogs is/are
7. Which describes the presentation of a dog with generalized polyneuropathy due to hypothyroidism?
8. Which statement is true regarding peripheral nervous system disorders in hypothyroid dogs?
9. Histopathologic evidence associated with myopathies in hypothyroid dogs may include a _________ type II:type I myofiber area ratio and _________ intramuscular nerve fiber morphology.
10. Which is the most likely explanation for the pathophysiology of myxedema coma?
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