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A 1-y-old spayed female ferret (Mustela putorius furo) was referred for additional diagnostic evaluation after physical examination by the referring veterinarian revealed a cranial abdominal mass. The ferret had a 2-wk history of inappetence, weight loss, and lethargy. On presentation, the ferret...

Author(s)
Wills, S. E.; Beaufrère, H. H.; Brisson, B. A.; Fraser, R. S.; Smith, D. A.
Publisher
American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, Memphis, USA
Citation
Comparative Medicine, 2018, 68, 3, pp 208-211
Abstract

Ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration of organs and structures within the body cavity reduces the risk of iatrogenic injury to important anatomic structures compared with blind sampling. Through visualization of the needle entering the target tissue there is an increased chance of obtaining the...

Author(s)
Rademacher, N.; Gaschen, L.; Habil Dr.; Tully, T. N.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 2012, 21, 3, pp 235-237
Abstract

A 34-month-old male, neutered ferret was referred to University of Wisconsin, Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital Special Species Health Service with a 6-week history of dyspnea, coughing, lethargy, and weight loss. The patient was not responding to antibiotic therapy and his condition was...

Author(s)
Darrow, B. G.; Mans, C.; Drees, R.; Pinkerton, M. E.; Sladky, K. K.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 2014, 23, 2, pp 158-164
Abstract

A 5-year-old male neutered ferret (Mustela putorius) and a 2-year-old male neutered ferret were evaluated for fast growing immobile swellings involving the left hock and the right scapula, respectively. In both cases, serum chemistry was unremarkable and a complete blood count demonstrated mild...

Author(s)
Maguire, R.; Reavill, D. R.; Maguire, P.; Jenkins, J. R.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 2014, 23, 2, pp 165-171
Abstract

Case Description - A 6-year-old 0.82-kg (1.8-lb) spayed female domestic ferret was evaluated because of a 1-month history of decreased activity that had progressively worsened over the past week. The ferret had previously been determined to have adrenocortical disease and was undergoing medical...

Author(s)
Eshar, D.; Wyre, N. R.; Griessmayr, P.; Durham, A.; Hoots, E.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2010, 237, 4, pp 407-414
Abstract

The large mesenteric lymph node of 28 normal ferrets was imaged with ultrasound. The large node, located in the mid-abdomen at the root of the mesentery, was round to ovoid and uniformly hyperechoic. Mean ultrasonographic dimensions of the lymph node were 12.6±2.6 mm by 7.6±2.0 mm. Fine needle ...

Author(s)
Paul-Murphy, J.; O'Brien, R. T.; Spaeth, A.; Sullivan, L.; Dubielzig, R. R.
Citation
Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound, 1999, 40, 3, pp 308-310
Abstract

Clinical demodicosis is rare in the ferret, and in other species this condition is commonly associated with concurrent immunosuppression. A 4-year-old ferret was examined for alopecia of the face and tail. Skin scrapings of the face and otic cerumen preparations revealed the presence of a large...

Author(s)
Beaufrere, H.; Neta, M.; Smith, D. A.; Taylor, W. M.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 2009, 18, 1, pp 57-61
Abstract

A 5.5-y-old spayed female ferret (Mustela putorius furo) with a history of adrenal disease, respiratory disease, and chronic obesity was evaluated for progressive lethargy and ataxia, diminished appetite, and possible polyuria and polydipsia. Physical examination revealed obesity, lethargy,...

Author(s)
Phair, K. A.; Carpenter, J. W.; Schermerhorn, T.; Ganta, C. K.; DeBey, B. M.
Publisher
American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, Memphis, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, 2011, 50, 4, pp 531-535
Abstract

A 5-year-old male castrated ferret was presented to the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine for evaluation of progressive hair loss and a large, rapidly growing ventral neck mass. The patient had been diagnosed previously with an insulinoma, which was managed medically. Fine-...

Author(s)
Wills, T. B.; Bohn, A. A.; Finch, N. P.; Harris, S. P.; Caplazi, P.
Publisher
American Society of Veterinary Clinical Pathology, Baton Rouge, USA
Citation
Veterinary Clinical Pathology, 2005, 34, 4, pp 405-408
Abstract

A 22-month-old castrated male ferret developed acute pelvic limb paresis. Radiographs and computed tomography revealed a soft tissue mass with associated bony lysis of L5, and ultrasound-guided fine needle aspirates suggested that it was a lymphoma. Treatment with prednisone at immunosuppressive...

Author(s)
Hanley, C. S.; Wilson, G. H.; Frank, P.; James, D. K. A.; Carmichael, K. P.; Pesti, D.; Ritchie, B.
Publisher
British Veterinary Association, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2004, 155, 11, pp 329-332

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