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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2009
Fractures in small mammals generally involve the femur, tibia, and occasionally the humerus.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2009
One of the more common abnormal presentations of disease in rabbits is a head tilt, which is often accompanied by nystagmus and circling.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2009
Endotracheal intubation is the placement of a tube that extends from the oral cavity into the trachea.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2009
Rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas are all monogastric, hindgut-fermenting herbivores adapted to a course, high-fiber diet.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2009
Pneumonia is a common presenting complaint in exotic companion mammals.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2009
Pancreatic islet beta cell tumors, more commonly known as insulinomas, have been well recognized and well documented in ferrets over the last 20 years.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2009
Prolapses from the cloaca can be a serious and often life-threatening condition in birds.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2009
Egg binding is defined as failure of an egg to pass through the oviduct at a normal rate.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2009
Adrenocortical disease (ACD, adrenal gland disease, hyperadrenocorticism) is a common malady affecting middle-aged to older ferrets with no sex predilection.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2009
Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the mammalian body, and the major component of bones and teeth.