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- Thompson, Jennifer J.; Burgmann, Petra M.; Brash, Marina; DeLay, Josepha; Regan, Karen
- Journal of exotic pet medicine 2016 v.25 no.2 pp. 139-143
- thoracic cavity, etc ; abdominal cavity; clinical examination; females; guinea pigs; hemangiosarcoma; immunohistochemistry; laparotomy; metastasis; radiography; rare species; spleen; Show all 12 Subjects
- ... An 18-month-old female guinea pig (Cavia porcellus) was presented with a 2-week history of inappetance. A 4cm abdominal mass was palpated on physical examination. Radiographs were not able to identify the origin of the mass and an exploratory laparotomy was performed. The mass was found to be splenic in origin, occupying approximately 80% of the organ, and the spleen was removed. Histological exam ...