Siberian Husky – Disease Predisposition

Siberian Husky


Cardiovascular conditions

  • Essential hypertension

Dermatological conditions

  • Discoid lupus erythematosus
  • Canine uveodermatological syndrome
  • Follicular dysplasia
  • Post-clipping alopecia
  • Nasal depigmentation
  • Mucocutaneous hypopigmentation
  • Zinc-responsive dermatosis
  • Canine eosinophilic granuloma
  • Onychodystrophy

Endocrine conditions

  • Congenital nephrogenic diabetes insipidus (NDI)

Gastrointestinal conditions

  • Oral eosinophilic granuloma

Neoplastic conditions

  • Basal cell tumour
  • Sebaceous gland tumours
  • Haemangiopericytoma
  • Perianal (hepatoid) gland adenomas
  • Testicular neoplasia

Neurological conditions

  • True epilepsy
  • Degenerative myelopathy

Ocular conditions

  • Entropion (usually lower lids)
  • Chronic superficial keratitis (pannus)
  • Corneal dystrophy
  • Primary glaucoma/goniodysgenesis
  • Persistent pupillary membranes
  • Uveodermatological syndrome
  • Cataract
  • Generalised progressive retinal atrophy (GPRA)
  • Optic nerve colobomas
  • Microphthalmia

Physiological conditions

  • Hereditary cardiac hypertrophy
  • Increased platelet aggregation

Renal and urinary conditions

  • Ectopic ureters

Reproductive conditions

  • Testicular neoplasia

Respiratory conditions

  • Laryngeal paralysis

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