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Abdominal abscesses

Clapis
Contributor(s):

Claire Speight

Emma Purnell


Abdominal abscesses

Abscesses are a reaction to a bacterial infection and can occur almost anywhere on or in the body, including the abdominal cavity.

An xray of a large abdominal abscess clearly visible under the intestines (indicated by arrows)
©David Perpiñán

What is an abscess?

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Why do they form in the abdomen?

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What signs may my rabbit show?

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Are they serious?

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Will my rabbit need surgery?

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What about using antibiotic therapy?

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