Message Number: YG3160 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Sukie Crandall
Date: 2001-05-03 01:09:00 UTC
Subject: Was Re: conjested heart failure, Now questions

Bruce Williams wrote:
>Cardiomyopathy is a common problem in American ferrets, with a likely
>genetic background. However, when it is seen in a 1-year-old, it is
>a poor prognostic sign. Many old ferrets have some signs of it at
>necropsy, but are claimed by other diseases first.

Ah, so it can be cardiomyopathy even in one so young. Learn
something every day. Would there be other possible options for a
cause in such a young one such as a congenital defect? If so, what