Message Number: YG1003 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Bruce Williams, DVM
Date: 2001-03-09 22:28:00 UTC
Subject: Re: Right Adrenal Gland??

--- In Ferret-Health-list@y..., "Michael Janke" <mjanke@m...> wrote:
> > I was always under the impression, as was one of my vets, that
> > it's virtually impossible to find the right adrenal gland unless
> > there's a tumor or lesion present.

No, you just need to know where to look. The right adrenal gland
consistently lives under the caudate lobe of the liver, on top of the
vena cava. It can be difficult to find in obese ferrets, but normal
glands can easily be found with a little diligence.

With kindest regards,

Bruce H. Williams, DVM, DACVP
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