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Journal November 2010 (Vol 31, No 11)

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Feline Hyperthyroidism: The Signs Are Recognizable, but What Happens in the Body?

1. The main purpose of the thyroid gland is to
2. Clinical signs of hyperthyroidism include
3. Hyperthyroidism is most often associated with a mass on
4. 4. The thyroid hormones are
5. Which of the following is the active thyroid hormone?
6. Which of the following is not an adverse effect of hyperthyroidism?
7. Which of the following is not a common finding in a cat with hyperthyroidism?
8. Why is it not advisable to immediately treat a hyperthyroid cat with radioactive iodine therapy or thyroidectomy?
9. Which of the following is not a reaction to methimazole therapy?
10. Which of the following can be an important task(s) of veterinary technicians in managing cases of feline hyperthyroidism?
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