Fibroadenomas in rats
Wednesday, June 2, 2021
This article looks at one of the most common reasons for presentation to practice in rats, mammary fibroadenomas. There is an extremely high incidence of this disease process in rats over 1 year of age and veterinary nurses have a duty of care towards these patients to provide up-to-date nursing techniques and engage in clinical discussions with veterinary surgeons to implement appropriate treatment plans. Surgical and medical options are explored along with tips for successful anaesthetic management of these patients. Although these neoplasms are benign, they are often fast growing and can significantly affect quality of life in rat companions.
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