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From: "Sue Liszewski"
Date: 2004-01-14 03:30:24 UTC
Subject: RE: [ferrethealth] Blaze: Fine to unresponsive in under an hour
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Other then what you have already mentioned he could have thrown a blood clot
that caused a collaspe and depending on where it lands depends on what
happens. Let us know what you lesrn.

Dr. Sue

>From: Caitlyn Martin <>
>Subject: [ferrethealth] Blaze: Fine to unresponsive in under an hour
>Date: Tue, 13 Jan 2004 22:08:09 -0500
>Hi, everyone,
>Blaze, who we've been doing post-op care for since a second (left)
>adrenalectomy and a nephrectomy last week, was doing brilliantly this
>evening, up to and including wanting to wrestle and playing like there was
>no tomorrow. He started slowing down perhaps an hour and a half ago. By
>half an hour ago he was limp and unresponsive. Keith is running him to the
>emergency vet as we speak and our regular vet is involved already.
>I've seen an Addisonian Crisis before, and yes, that's what it looks like,
>but there were no symptoms at all leading up to it. No shivering, no
>problems with body temp, no lack of appetite, nothing. Our vet wants
>glucose checked as well as electrolytes to be sure we're not dealing with
>insulinoma instead.
>Has anyone seen an Addisonian Crisis come on so very fast with no warning?
>FYI, Blaze is an approximately 6.5 year old extra small male neutered
>ferret. He had a right adrenalectomy (full vena cava ligation) about two
>years ago.
>Anyway, we'll know what we're dealing with soon. I'd be with him if
>someone didn't have to watch Ker Avon, who is also in trouble (see separate
>All the best,
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