Renal adenocarcinoma in a ferret.

  title={Renal adenocarcinoma in a ferret.},
  author={Hiroaki Kawaguchi and Natsuki Miyoshi and Masakazu Souda and Hironobu Maeda and Hideo Kawashima and Kentaro Gejima and K Uchida and Yoshihisa Umekita and Hiroki Yoshida},
  journal={Veterinary pathology},
  volume={43 3},
A spontaneous case of renal tumor was observed in a 7-year-old ovariectomized female pet ferret (Mustela putorius furo). Clinical signs included exhaustion, emaciation, anorexia, and stooping position. At necropsy, a solid and cystic mass replaced the left kidney and adrenal gland. The tumor was composed of pleomorphic epithelial cells with a large number of giant cells. Metastases were recognized in the lung, liver, greater omentum, right renal pelvis, and systemic lymph nodes… CONTINUE READING