Neuropathy associated with diabetes mellitus in the cat.

B. A. Kramek, N. S. Moise, B. Cooper, M. R. Raffe

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Abstract

Distal polyneuropathy was associated with diabetes mellitus in 7 cats. Clinical signs relative to the neuropathy included a plantigrade stance, depressed patellar reflexes, hindlimb weakness, and poor postural reactions. Electromyography demonstrated reduced conduction velocity in the sciatic and ulnar nerves in 3 cats. A total of 5 cats had abatement of clinical signs following insulin therapy and blood glucose regulation or after resolution of the diabetes mellitus.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)42-45
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the American Veterinary Medical Association
Volume184
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1984

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