Neoplasia and Tumor-Like Lesions in Pet Rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus): A Retrospective Analysis of Cases Between 1995 and 2019

  title={Neoplasia and Tumor-Like Lesions in Pet Rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus): A Retrospective Analysis of Cases Between 1995 and 2019},
  author={Christof A. Bertram and Beate Bertram and Alexander Bartel and Anja Ewringmann and Marco Fragoso-Garcia and Nancy Ann Erickson and Kerstin E M{\"u}ller and Robert Klopfleisch},
  journal={Veterinary Pathology},
  pages={901 - 911}
Prevalence and age distribution of tumors is largely unknown in pet rabbits. Currently available studies focused on specific organ systems or specific tumor types and never covered a comparative examination of all tumor types. Previous studies on laboratory rabbits suggested a low tumor prevalence but were mostly limited to young adult animals. In the present study, all tumor types and several tumor-like lesions of all organ systems were analyzed retrospectively in archived pet rabbit samples… 

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