Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disease

, Volume 14, Issue 2, pp 228–230 | Cite as

Thyroid structure and function in bovine β-mannosidosis

  • K. L. Lovell
  • M. Z. Jones
  • J. Patterson
  • B. Abbitt
  • P. Castenson
Article

Summary

In bovine β-mannosidosis, the thyroid in the affected newborn shows marked cytoplasmic vacuolation. There is an associated reduction in the serum concentrations of thyroxine and tri-iodothyronine.

Keywords

Public Health Internal Medicine Serum Concentration Metabolic Disease Thyroxine 

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© SSIEM and Kluwer Academic Publishers 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. L. Lovell
    • 1
  • M. Z. Jones
    • 1
  • J. Patterson
    • 1
  • B. Abbitt
    • 2
  • P. Castenson
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of PathologyMichigan State UniversityEast L ansingUSA
  2. 2.Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic LaboratoryCollege StationUSA
  3. 3.Purebred Embryos Co.BryanUSA

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