Message Number: YG3872 | New FHL Archives Search
Date: 2001-05-21 18:25:00 UTC
Subject: Re: [Ferret-Health-list] Digest Number 196

In a message dated 05/21/01 10:38:17 AM Eastern Daylight Time, writes:

<< i understand that the most common cause of
prostatomegaly (enlarged prostate) and urethral
obstruction in the ferret
is secondary to adrenocortical tumors; i understand
that a urinary tract infection would be common post
p.u.; the neuro part of all this is what is getting
to me (unable to urinate on own, unable to walk)

Dr. Garro,

I have seen all of these signs in a ferret related to the presence of adrenal
disease. Can't rule out multiple causes, but that would be the thing I
looked for first.

Dr. Ruth Heller
Save lives - spay or neuter your pet.