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This paper reports on a case of splenomegaly in a 3-year-old ferret highlighting its diagnosis and treatment.

Author(s)
Frankar, H.; Chassang, L.
Publisher
Newsmed, Paris, France
Citation
Point Vétérinaire, 2019, 50, 397 (Part 1), pp 9-10
Abstract

A 1.5-year-old castrated male domestic ferret (Mustela putorius furo) was referred for profound depression, dyspnea, and seizures with a 5 months history of chronic, yellowish-green diarrhea that was minimally responsive to typical therapies for helicobacteriosis. An exploratory laparotomy and...

Author(s)
Greenacre, C. B.; Dowling, M.; Nobrega-Lee, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 2019, 29, pp 194-201
Abstract

A 15-month-old spayed female ferret (Mustela putorius furo) presented for lethargy and weight loss of 2 weeks duration. Upon physical examination, a 2-mm-diameter focal area of opacity was noted in the left cornea. In addition, the ferret was quiet, in poor body condition, and dehydrated. A...

Author(s)
Lindemann, D. M.; Eshar, D.; Schumacher, L. L.; Almes, K. M.; Rankin, A. J.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Ophthalmology, 2016, 19, 2, pp 167-171
Abstract

Ferrets have become more popular as household pets and as animal models in biomedical research in the past 2 decades. The average life span of ferrets is about 5-11 years with onset of geriatric diseases between 3-4 years including endocrinopathies, neoplasia, gastrointestinal diseases,...

Author(s)
Bakthavatchalu, V.; Muthupalani, S.; Marini, R. P.; Fox, J. G.
Publisher
American College of Veterinary Pathologists Inc., Lawrence, USA
Citation
Veterinary Pathology, 2016, 53, 2, pp 349-365
Abstract

Lymphoma is the most common malignant neoplasia in domestic ferrets, Mustela putorius furo. However, imaging findings in ferrets with lymphoma have primarily been described in single case reports. The purpose of this retrospective study was to describe imaging findings in a group of ferrets with...

Author(s)
Suran, J. N.; Wyre, N. R.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound, 2013, 54, 5, pp 522-531
Abstract

This chapter discusses the systemic diseases affecting central nervous system (CNS), respiratory system, eye, musculoskeletal system and cardiovascular system in ferrets. Disorders of the nervous system in the ferret include Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, idiopathic seizures and ataxia, posterior...

Author(s)
Fox, J. G.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Biology and diseases of the ferret, 2014, Ed.3, pp 421-438
Abstract

Diseases of the bone marrow, spleen, lymph nodes, and thymus are common in ferrets. Lymphoma is the most commonly observed neoplasm in the hematopoietic system in ferrets. This chapter briefly discusses the various diseases of the hematopoietic system: mycosis fungoides, myeloma, leukemia, anemia,...

Author(s)
Mayer, J.; Erdman, S. E.; Fox, J. G.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Biology and diseases of the ferret, 2014, Ed.3, pp 311-334
Abstract

Medical records of 48 pet ferrets that underwent adrenalectomy were retrospectively reviewed to investigate the frequency and clinical outcomes of adrenal diseases in pet ferrets. These diseases were most commonly diagnosed in ferrets aged 3 to 5 years and in neutered females (58.3%). Adrenal...

Author(s)
Jung JiWon; Choi YoungMin; Yoon HunYoung; Jeong SoonWuk
Publisher
Korean Society of Veterinary Clinics, Seoul, Korea Republic
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Clinics, 2014, 31, 5, pp 389-393
Abstract

The older ferret develops, as do dogs and cats, heart and kidney disease, tumours and other geriatric disorders, including arthritis, cataracts. The prognosis of these disorders is often poor but may be improved if treated early. Animals with cancer can be treated with chemotherapy or radiation...

Author(s)
Linsart, A.; Mentré, V.
Publisher
Newsmed, Paris, France
Citation
Point Vétérinaire, 2014, 45, 350, pp 36-41
Abstract

Ferret systemic coronavirus infection (FSCV) is a systemic disease in ferrets that clinically and pathologically resembles the dry form of FIP. The present study describes abdominal imaging features of 11 ferrets with FSCV. Abdominal survey radiographs were available for eight ferrets and...

Author(s)
Dominguez, E.; Novellas, R.; Moya, A.; Espada, Y.; Martorell, J.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2011, 169, 9, pp 231

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