Message Number: YG3026 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Karen Purcell, DVM
Date: 2001-04-29 02:36:00 UTC
Subject: Re: vaccine reaction

Sukie wrote:

> I was wondering some things in relation to the facial growth. Do
> ferrets ever have eczema? Do they get hives? Do they ever possibly
> have cystic responses locally to hives or to sores from eczema? (Some
> people with eczema can get skin sores and sometimes cysts can develop
> in those areas and come up again whenever the eczema is set off.)
I have certainly seen cystic reactions to vaccines in ferrets. That
is probably what I'm seeing in this patient, actually. However,
previous reactions have always been at the site of injection.
I have not seen hives or eczema.
Thanks for the questions, Sukie,

-Dr. Karen
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