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Immune System Disorders




offsite linkWhere available, the chart is linked to other websites that provide more information on that specific disorder.


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Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia (AIHA)

Canine Inherited Disorders Database offsite link

VetCenric offsite link

A Guide to Canine AUTOIMMUNE HEMOLYTIC ANEMIA offsite link


Lymphocytic thyroiditis

Canine thyroid disease can be tough to diagnose offsite link

Thyroid Basicsoffsite link


Myasthenia gravis

A syndrome characterized by muscle fatigue due to an autoimmune disease which produces chemical abnormalities of the muscles and nerves. An enlarged esophagus called megaesophagus can result and causes regurgitation of food.



Thrombocytopenia:  What is it and why is it important? offsite link

Canine Inherited Disorders Database offsite link

Thrombocytopenia and platelet problems offsite link



Dog Owner's Guide: Canine thyroid disease offsite link

Canine Hypythroidism – an overview offsite link





a.Control of Canine Genetic Diseases by GeorgeA. Padgett; MacMillan Publishing Company; New York, NY, Copyright © 1998 ISBN: 0876050046
b. A Guide to Hereditary and Congenital Diseases in Dogs Publishedby The Association of Veterinarians for Animal Rights, P.O. Box 208, Davis, CA95617-0208, August 1997
c. CONSULTANT: A Diagnostic SupportSystem For Veterinary Medicine by Dr. Maurice E. White, Cornell VeterinaryMedicine, Ithaca, NY, Copyright ©1999


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