Diagnosing Equine Cushing’s Disease



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Years ago, veterinarians relied on clinical signs to diagnose equine pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (also known as PPID or equine Cushing’s disease). Laboratory diagnostic testing lagged far behind diagnosis via “clinical impression” made by the attending veterinarian, because blood test results were often unclear.

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Stacey Oke, MSc, DVM, is a practicing veterinarian and freelance medical writer and editor. She is interested in both large and small animals, as well as complementary and alternative medicine. Since 2005, she’s worked as a research consultant for nutritional supplement companies, assisted physicians and veterinarians in publishing research articles and textbooks, and written for a number of educational magazines and websites.

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