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Epileptic seizure in a cocker spaniel associated with hypocalcaemia, hypovitaminosis D and a protein-losing enteropathy
  1. Glynn Alan Woods1,
  2. Annelies Willems1,
  3. Emma Hurst1 and
  4. Richard J Mellanby2
  1. 1Hospital for Small Animals, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
  2. 2College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Glynn Alan Woods; gwoods2{at}ed.ac.uk

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  • Contributors All authors were involved in the management and diagnostic work-up. GAW was the main clinician supervised by AW while on clinical rota during the patient's initial presentation. EH and her vitamin D assays were used to obtain reliable measurements of vitamin D. RJM provided support and advice pertaining to the intricacies of vitamin D pathophysiology and was the supervising clinician to GAW when the patient attended the hospital for follow-up appointments.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement No additional data are available.

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  • Contributors All authors were involved in the management and diagnostic work-up. GAW was the main clinician supervised by AW while on clinical rota during the patient's initial presentation. EH and her vitamin D assays were used to obtain reliable measurements of vitamin D. RJM provided support and advice pertaining to the intricacies of vitamin D pathophysiology and was the supervising clinician to GAW when the patient attended the hospital for follow-up appointments.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement No additional data are available.

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