Abdominal radiographic and ultrasonographic findings in ferrets (Mustela putorius furo) with systemic coronavirus infection.

@article{Domnguez2011AbdominalRA,
  title={Abdominal radiographic and ultrasonographic findings in ferrets (Mustela putorius furo) with systemic coronavirus infection.},
  author={Elisabet Dom{\'i}nguez and Rosa Novellas and {\'A}ngel Moya and Yvonne Espada and Jaime M Martorell},
  journal={The Veterinary record},
  year={2011},
  volume={169 9},
  pages={231}
}
Ferret systemic coronavirus infection (FSCV) is a systemic disease in ferrets that clinically and pathologically resembles the dry form of FIP. The present study describes abdominal imaging features of 11 ferrets with FSCV. Abdominal survey radiographs were available for eight ferrets and ultrasound examination for all cases. Loss of lumbar musculature, decreased peritoneal detail, presence of mid-abdominal soft-tissue masses and splenomegaly were the most significant radiographic signs in… CONTINUE READING