Excess Plasma Proteins in the Blood (Hyperviscosity) in Cats
Generally, cats that present with this disease are treated on an inpatient basis. It will be the underlying disease that will be the focus of the treatment. The total treatment plan will be based upon whether the symptoms are being caused by cancer or by an inflammatory condition.
Living and Management
Even after you take your cat home, your veterinarian will want to monitor your cat's serum or plasma proteins frequently to mark the effectiveness of the treatment. Follow-up blood tests will also be conducted, along with urinalyses from time to time, to determine how well your cat is dealing with the disease.
A type of tumor made up of certain cells in the bone marrow
A type of slime that is made up of certain salts, cells, or leukocytes
A condition of different cells; means extra erythrocytes
Something that is related to the whole body and not just one particular part or organ
An in-depth examination of the properties of urine; used to determine the presence or absence of illness
A term for a type of neoplasm that is made up of lymphoid tissue; these masses are usually malignant in nature
Any tissue belonging to the lymphatic system
Deviating from the normal; not typical.
Any disease in which an animal's body creates antibodies that are used against itself.
Extreme loss of blood
An increase in the number of bad white blood cells
A medical condition in which the joints become inflamed and causes a great deal of pain.
Excessive Blood Clotting in Cats
Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) is a bleeding problem in which clotting...
Overproduction of Red Blood Cells in Cats
Characterized as an abnormal increase in the amount of red blood cells in the circulatory...