Siberian Husky – Disease Predisposition



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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