Charles Louis Davis and Samuel Wesley Thompson DVM Foundation

For the Advancement of Veterinary and Comparative Pathology

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  • SPECIES:
    • FERRET
  • SYSTEM:
    • ENDOCRINE
  • ORGAN:
    • ADRENAL
  • DIAGNOSIS:
    • ADRENOCORTICAL CARCINOMA
  • CONTRIBUTOR:
    • STEINBERG
  • INSTITUTION:
    • University of Wisconsin
  • GENPATH:
    • NEOPLASIA
  • COMMENTS:
    • Adrenaocortical carcinomas in ferrets arise from the zona fasciculata and zona reticularis and are the result of aberrant response to persistent luteinizing hormone in gonadectomized animals.