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Rabbit Virology
Unusual presentation of myxomatosis
  1. Martin L. Whitehead
  1. Chipping Norton Veterinary Hospital, Banbury Road, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire OX7 5SY
  1. e-mail: martincnvets{at}

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In last week’s issue Vic Simpson and others (VR, September 30, 2017, vol 181, pp 350-351) describe a shot wild rabbit in good condition that was found to have an unusual form of myxomatosis consisting of multiple dermal masses over the lumbar region. It is not known to what extent that case may be related to ‘lumpy bunny syndrome’ occasionally seen in …

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