How to Treat Hyperthyroidism in Cats
Hyperthyroidism, also known as "hyperthyroid disease," occurs when the thyroid gland enlarges and starts producing excess amounts of thyroid hormone (thyrotoxicosis).This anomaly is usually caused by a benign tumor on one or both of the thyroid gland's lobes. Although thyroid tumors can be cancerous, the chances are only 2 to 5 percent of malignancy in cats.
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