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Steatitis Summary

Description: A disease of cats and mink characterized by a marked inflammation of adipose tissue and the deposition of "ceroid" pigment in the interstices of the adipose cells. It is believed to be caused by feeding diets containing too much unsaturated fatty acid and too little vitamin E. (Merck Veterinary Manual, 5th ed; Stedman, 25th ed)

Also Known As: Steatitides

Networked: 19 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 1 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Steatitis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. microcystin : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  2. Vitamin E : 5 results : FDA 13 Generic
  3. Ceroid : 4 results : IBA
  4. Selenium : 2 results : IBA
  5. Tocopherols : 1 result : FDA 2
  6. alpha-Tocopherol : 1 result : FDA 2
  7. Cyclosporine (Ciclosporin) : 1 result : FDA 20 Generic
  8. Vitamins : 1 result : IBA
  9. Prednisolone (Predate) : 1 result : FDA 55 Generic
  10. Lipids : 1 result : IBA
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Diseases Related to Steatitis

  1. Vitamin E Deficiency
  2. Muscular Diseases (Myopathy)
  3. Ectopic Pregnancy
  4. Neoplasms (Cancer)
  5. Necrosis
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Key Therapies for Steatitis

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  1. Surgical Portasystemic Shunt (Portosystemic Shunt) : 1 result
  2. Laparotomy : 1 result

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