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Canine Distemper Virus in 2 Racoons

Canine Distemper Virus in 2 Racoons History: Racoon 1 was submitted for rabies testing, which was negative.  No additional history is known. Racoon 2 was a 2 month-old female racoon that had an acute seizure and died. No respiratory signs … Continue reading

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Chordoma in a Ferret

Chordoma in a Ferret History: mass on the tail that had been there several months with sudden changes in size. Histopathology: The subcutis contains a well demarcated, unencapsulated, moderately cellular neoplasm composed of sheets of large vacuolated round cells (physaliferous … Continue reading

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Uterine Adenocarcinoma in a Rabbit

Uterine Adenocarcinoma in a Rabbit History: An 11 year old intact female rabbit  had a chronic history of Pasteurella multocida snuffles and head tilt which had resolved.   Her owner noticed she started to have increased abdominal component of respiration which progressed … Continue reading

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Trophoblast Emboli in a Chinchilla

Trophoblast Emboli in a Chinchilla   History:   An 8-11 month old female intact Chinchilla had given birth to 3 baby Chinchillas 2 weeks prior.   Without any premonitory signs she “had a spasm, fell to the side and died ½ hour later”. … Continue reading

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