Etiology: Cystic ovarian disease accounts for the majority of cases of decreased fertility in breeding aged gerbils.
Incidence: The incidence is common. Cystic ovaries occur in approximately 50% of all female gerbils over one year of age.
Clinical signs: Usually there are no clinical signs. Abdominal swelling, symmetrical alopecia, lethargy, anorexia and infertility may be seen .
Diagnosis: Diagnosis is made based on clinical signs and can be confirmed with histopathology.
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