Message Number: SG7541 | New FHL Archives Search
Date: 2004-01-21 22:20:02 UTC
Subject: RE: [ferrethealth] RE: lumpy neck?
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Absolutely! In no way did I mean to imply that it shouldn't be checked, just that fat deposits in that area does not seem to be unusual. I've seen it all my males. I've only had one female, who is currently six years, and she's the only one that has not exhibited this.

I have no idea if gender has anything to do with it or it's just a coincidence. Then again, with only one female ever, that's not much to base that theory on.


Author wrote:
> But to be safe I would have them checked by your vet, just in case they are
> lymph nodes.
> Dr. Sue
> >From:
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> >To:
> >Subject: [ferrethealth] RE: lumpy neck?
> >Date: Wed, 21 Jan 2004 17:12:23 +0000 (GMT)
> >
> >That's probably exactly what they are... fat deposits. I've seen this a
> >lot and my vet even attempted to biopsy a lymph node in that area once but
> >couldn't even find it. It was all fat.
> >
> >Author wrote:
> > > I was doing my daily rub down on my ferrets to check for weird stuff,
> >and I have begun to notice my little boy Cody has a lumpy neck. What I mean
> >is that right above his shoulders, on wither side of his neck, there feels
> >like there are fatty deposits or something.
> >
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