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 A Few Known Health Issues In Schnauzers

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PostSubject: A Few Known Health Issues In Schnauzers   Sun Nov 14, 2010 3:53 am

Hey Guys,
I did some research and found the following health issues known in schnauzers. I have also posted links of where I found this information, allowing you to read more detail. If I have missed anything please feel free to add what you have found.

Hyperlipidemia

Hyperlipidemia, hyperlipoproteinemia, or hyperlipidaemia (British English) is the condition of abnormally elevated levels of any or all lipids and/or lipoproteins in the blood.
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Pancreatitis
Pancreatitis is inflammation of the pancreas that can occur in two very different forms. Acute pancreatitis is sudden while chronic pancreatitis "is characterized by recurring or persistent abdominal pain with or without steatorrhea or diabetes mellitus.
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Diabetes

Diabetes mellitus is a disease in which the beta cells of the endocrine pancreas either stop producing insulin or can no longer produce it in enough quantity for the body's needs.
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Bladder Stones

Bladder stones, more correctly called uroliths, are rock-like collections of minerals that form in the urinary bladder. They may occur as a large, single stone or as dozens of stones the size of large grains of sand or pea gravel.
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Hip Dysplasia
Hip dysplasia is an abnormal formation of the hip socket that, in its more severe form, can eventually cause crippling lameness and painful arthritis of the joints.
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Von Willebrand disease
vWD in dogs is an inherited bleeding disorder that occurs due to qualitative or quantitative deficiency of von Willebrand factor (vWF), a multimeric protein that is required for platelet adhesion.
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Cushings Disease
(hyperadrenocorticism) in dogs is a condition that results from the chronic overproduction of too much glucocorticoid in the body.
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Schnauzer Comedone Syndrome
Also known as Schnauzer Bumps. This is a condition affecting Schnauzers that produces comedones, or pus filled bumps that are usually mostly on the back of affected schnauzers.
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Mycobacterium Avium Infection
No short description of this Infecton, Follow Link below for more Info.
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Progressive Retinal Atrophy - P.R.A
Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA) is an inherited disease of the retina (the "film in the camera") in dogs, in which the eyes are genetically programmed to go blind.
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