Hepatic Lipidosis in Reptiles

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  • A. Martínez Silvestre
چکیده

1) Fat or too plentiful diets (associated to obesity and increased abdominal fat bodies). Diagnosed in badly fed crocodiles, lizards and turtles (Maccolini 2010). 2) Reduced activity. Absence of exercise. Diagnosed in monitors and turtles (Stahl 2003). 3) Physiologic disorder. Lack of hibernation. Lack of reproduction. Diagnosed in tortoises and iguanas. 4) Chronic hyporexia and stress. It decreases the glycaemia and increases glucagon. Both factors favour fat release into blood and storage of triglycerides in liver cells (Ware. 1998). Diagnosed particularly in invasive turtles grown wild.

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تاریخ انتشار 2013