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 decr...
:The British journal of ophthalmology1981
B D Lake,
Ophthalmoplegic lipidosis is a recently recognised neurovisceral storage disease which is also described as 'a neurovisceral storage disease with vertical supranuclear opthalmoplegia" or as 'juvenile dystonic lipidosis.'23 The clinical presentation varies, but there appear to be 3 groups of patients: firstly, those who present in infancy with failure to thrive, jaundice, and hepatosplenomegaly;...
H J Baker,
P A Wood,
D A Wenger,
S U Walkley,
M C Rattazzi,
B L Riddle,
A 7-month-old Balinese cat with progressive neurological dysfunction had histopathological lesions of brain, liver, kidney, spleen, and lung consistent with a lysosomal storage disease. Ultrastructural examination revealed lysosomal hypertrophy with membranous inclusions. Hepatic sphingomyelin and cholesterol were elevated 10 times normal, and total phospholipids were increased 3.6 fold. Sphing...