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Polyneuropathy in a dog with diabetes mellitus
S.F.M. Bhatti, L.M.L. Van Ham

This article describes a male Labrador with diabetes mellitus that had been treated with corticosteroids for several years because of atopy. The six-year-old dog was presented at the department of Small Animal Medicine and Clinical Biology with extreme muscular weakness. Electrofysiological examination revealed a peripheral polyneuropathy. It seemed very likely that the neuropathy was a consequence of the diabetes. A successful treatment of this diabetes neuropathy, a rare complication of diabetes mellitus in the dog, is described.

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