Message Number: YG5430 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Sukie Crandall
Date: 2001-07-12 23:01:00 UTC
Subject: Re: [Ferret-Health-list] ADV Surgery

>Alicia wrote:
><IF the vulva is swollen-- you are already looking
>at a RIGHT adrenal with probable vena
>cava complications-- please keep that in mind..<
>I have never heard this before! Is this true?
>Swollen vulva = right adrenal??? Very
>interesting. I would love to hear more.

I thought that Alicia had prior knowledge of the ferret and that left
must have already come out completely and she knew that. Certainly,
among our's, we've seen Lefts with swollen vulvas, and Rights
without, and visa versa through the years. Have not noticed any
reliable pattern here; since the effect is systemic no matter which
side is involved, would differences in symptoms be possible (other
than ones that reflected effects upon the Vena Cava or liver due to