Message Number: YG5290 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Sukie Crandall
Date: 2001-07-08 19:46:00 UTC
Subject: Re: [Ferret-Health-list] Re: Extra Fused Sacral Vertabra

> Dear Dr. Williams,
> Thank you for e-mailing back so soon. Unfortunatly, I have made a mistake
> and need to correct my info.It was an extra lumbar vertabrae. I realized my
> mistake after I sent the message. Thank you, K.M.Ori

According to Fox's _Biology and Diseases of the Ferret_ the lumbar
vertebrae typically number 6 but may be 5 or 7 in number. Do you
know the number of the fused section? That would give an idea of
which structures are close to it.