Thymomas are tumors that originate from the thymus, a specialized organ of the immune system in the chest cavity.
- Eye bulging (exophthalmus)
- Third eye protusion
- Swelling of the head, neck, or forelimbs
- Abnormally rapid breathing (tachypnea)
- Difficult or labored breathing (dyspnea)
- Widespread scaling of the skin (exfoliative dermatitis)
- Sebaceous adentitis
- House Rabbit Society, Thymomas in Rabbits
- James K. Morrisey, DVM, and Margaret McEntee, DVM, Therapeutic Options for Thymoma in the Rabbits
- MediRabbit, Esther van Praag, Ph.D., Sebaceous adenitis associated to thymoma in rabbits
- PetMD, Lung Tumors and Lung Cancer in Rabbits
- eHow, Faith Davies, Thymoma in Rabbits
- Wildpro, Thymoma and Thymic Lymphoma in Rabbits
- NAVC Clinician’s Brief, Reconsidering Surgery for Rabbit Thymoma
- PubMed.gov, Thymomas in rabbits: clinical evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment.
- Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, Radiation Therapy for the Treatment of Thymoma in Rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus)
The following are some experiences of rabbit owners with thymoma tumors.
- The Scootie Scoop. (2013).
- House Rabbit Society, Davida Kobler, A Miracle for Hopnoodle. (2011).
- /somecows/, Thymoma in Rabbits: Paco’s Story
- The Rabbit Haven, Lucy’s “Thymoma” and How Radiation Treatments Saved Her Life!
- Virginia Rabbit Inc., Dust Bunny's Journey With Thymoma
- Virginia Rabbit Inc., Pippa's Story
- Virginia Rabbit Inc., Marlo's Thymoma Story
- Rabbit Reporter's Warren, General has Thymoma, Too: Two Buns, One Pet Store
- Rabbitwise, Winter 2005 Newsletter (search Thymoma)
- Facebook, Dick Vet Rabbit and Exotic Practice, Booboo. (2016).