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- Di Giuseppe, Marco; Faraci, Laura; Luparello, Marco; Morici, Manuel; Dorrestein, Gerry M.; Spadola, Filippo
- Journal of exotic pet medicine 2016 v.25 no.2 pp. 163-167
- laparotomy, etc ; Oryctolagus cuniculus; abdomen; anorexia; histopathology; males; omentum; patients; rabbits; radiography; stomach; ultrasonics; Show all 12 Subjects
- ... A 2-year-old male rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) presented for loss of appetite, abdominal distension, and absence of fecal production. The patient had previously been treated with a prokinetic agent for gastrointestinal stasis based on history and presenting clinical signs. A few days after treatment no improvement was observed and the patient was referred for a second opinion. A firm mass just c ...
- 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
- laparotomy, etc ; abdominal cavity; clinical examination; females; guinea pigs; hemangiosarcoma; immunohistochemistry; metastasis; radiography; rare species; spleen; thoracic cavity; 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 ...