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CASE DESCRIPTION: 3 ferrets (Mustela putorius furo), aged 1 to 2 years, were referred for evaluation of a 4-day to 2-week history of gastrointestinal signs, including anorexia, regurgitation, and vomiting. CLINICAL FINDINGS: All 3 ferrets had clinical signs suggestive of dysphagia or esophagitis on ...

Author(s)
Webb, J.; Graham, J.; Fordham, M.; DeCubellis, J.; Buckley, F.; Hobbs, J.; Berent, A.; Weisse, C.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2017, 251, 4, pp 451-457
Abstract

Objective: To describe the diagnosis, management, and outcome of pyothorax in a domestic ferret (Mustela putorius furo). Case Summary: A domestic ferret was evaluated for a history of lethargy, anorexia, and pyrexia. Pleural effusion was detected with radiography and ultrasonography, and a...

Author(s)
Sladakovic, I.; Brainard, B. M.; Lane, S. L.; Secrest, S. A.; Fox, A. J.; Tarigo, J. L.; Yeuroukis, C. K.; Sanchez, S.; Proenca, L. M.; Mayer, J.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, 2017, 27, 4, pp 479-485
Abstract

An elevated level of serum calcium (hypercalcemia) is an uncommon finding in the domestic ferret (Mustela putorius furo). In dogs and cats, one of the more common causes of parathyroid-independent hypercalcemia is humoral hypercalcemia of malignancy (HHM), a paraneoplastic syndrome associated with...

Author(s)
Bean, A. D.; Fisher, P. G.; Reavill, D. R.; Kiupel, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 2019, 29, pp 147-153
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

A 3-year-old, intact female ferret (Mustela putorius furo) was presented with right head tilt and circling. The animal was diagnosed with a chronic otitis media-interna by computed tomography (CT) and a myringotomy was performed. One week later the animal was clinically recovered. Thirteen days...

Author(s)
Dias, S.; Fernández-Flores, F.; Pumarola, M.; Recio, A.; Novellas, R.; Martorell, J.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 2019, 28, pp 185-192
Abstract

The article summarises a case report of the biliary tract obstruction in the domestic ferrets (Mustela putorius furo). This patient was presented with the signs of anorexia, weakness and icterus. Biochemical examination of blood revealed enhanced levels of ALT (74 µkat/l) and total bilirubin (109...

Author(s)
Hauptman, K.; Sívková, A.; Jekl, V.
Publisher
Profi Press, s.r.o., Praha 2, Czech Republic
Citation
Veterinářství, 2019, 69, 2, pp 69-72
Abstract

Heterotopic ossification (HO) is a rare condition characterized by abnormal bone production in soft tissue. Very few cases of HO have been reported in animals (e.g., dogs and horses) and this disease process is often a consequence of a traumatic incident. A 5-year-old, male European ferret (Mustela ...

Author(s)
Tecilla, M.; Bielli, M.; Savarino, P.; Roccabianca, P.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 2018, 27, 2, pp 108-112
Abstract

A 2-year-old, castrated, male, domestic ferret weighing 1.125 kg (2.48 lb) was presented with a history of vomiting, diarrhea, anorexia, and lethargy of sudden onset. Physical examination revealed dehydration, tachypnea, bradychardia, hypotension, and moderate abdominal pain. As reference values...

Author(s)
Martínez, C.; Sabater, M.; Giner, J.; Minh Huynh
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 2015, 24, 3, pp 333-339
Abstract

An 8.5-year-old, neutered female ferret (Mustela putorius furo) was presented with tachypnoea, polyuria, polydipsia, anorexia and depression. Radiographs revealed multiple osteolytic lesions of the bone, characterized cytologically by the infiltration of medium- to large-sized lymphocytes. The...

Author(s)
Long, H.; Girolamo, N. di; Selleri, P.; Palmieri, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Comparative Pathology, 2016, 154, 4, pp 341-344
Abstract

A 6-year-old female domestic ferret presented with a 3-day history of lethargy and anorexia. Clinical examination revealed severe jaundice, painful abdominal palpation, and a mass in the left cranial abdomen. Blood diagnostic tests of the patient revealed a regenerative anemia, severe neutrophilic...

Author(s)
Vilalta, L.; Espada, Y.; Majó, N.; Martorell, J.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 2016, 25, 4, pp 321-326

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