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From: "Sue Liszewski"
Date: 2004-08-08 20:43:34 UTC
Subject: RE: [ferrethealth] Pituitary question
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In dogs yes pituitary is possible, unlikely in ferrets. I think it is still
adrenal and causing your signs Were the glands rem'd, or just looked at?
It is possible it does not look abnormal outwardly but is. If this is the
case you could try Lupron with him and if you see improvement I would try
surgery again later. Also you could have the panel done to test for adrenal
and this also would help, but I know it can be expensive. Hope you find
your answers.
Dr. Sue

>Subject: [ferrethealth] Pituitary question
>Date: Sun, 8 Aug 2004 10:43:48 EDT
>Hi everyone,
>Does anyone know anything about pituitary problems in ferrets? Someone
>mentioned that my ferret Harely could have a pituitary problem where he
>isnt adrenal
>and is still trying to hump the other ferrets and has the patchy fur loss
>is still itchy. Any suggestions will be great.
>By the way Harley got his staples out on friday and is doing great. His
>looks wonderful.
>If you want to share pictures, use the calendar, or start a vote
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