Prostatic adenocarcinoma in a rabbit: a case report

Richard Saunders, Kelly Blacklock, Deborah Fews

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Abstract

A 1.98 kg, 9-year-old pet rabbit was presented after an 11-month period of intermittent haematuria and recent weight loss. A soft tissue mass was palpable in the caudal abdomen; ultrasonography and an exploratory laparotomy were performed to investigate. Following successful removal of the mass, microscopic examination identified the mass as a prostatic adenocarcinoma. The patient was euthanased due to its poor prognosis and poor return to normal gastrointestinal function postoperatively.
Original languageEnglish
JournalUK-VET Companion animal
Volume23
Issue number8
Early online date31 Jul 2018
DOIs
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 31 Jul 2018

Keywords

  • neoplasia
  • rabbit
  • prostate
  • adenocarcinoma
  • haematuria

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