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Ovarian remnant syndrome

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Ovarian remnant syndrome

Ovarian remnant syndrome (ORS) occurs when ovarian tissue is left behind following spaying in female ferrets, or when ‘extra’ ovarian tissue is undiagnosed.

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Why does it happen?

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How common is it?

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What are the signs?

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How will my vet make a diagnosis?

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What is the treatment?

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Is there any point getting my ferret spayed?

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