Message Number: SG16360 | New FHL Archives Search
Date: 2006-01-08 23:01:18 UTC
Subject: [ferrethealth] RE: Adrenal?

Author wrote:
> I was worried it might be
> adrenal so he had an x-ray last September (05) which showed nothing wrong with
> his adrenals. He also had a full blood profile which the vet said was
> 'remarkably normal'.

An x-ray is not always revealing in adrenal disease unless the gland is obviously enlarged. Problem is, the gland can be causing a problem and not be enlarged, at least not significantly so. Standard bloodwork is also unrevealing in these cases.

>From the clinical signs, it sure sounds like adrenal disease to me.


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