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Intestinal adenocarcinoma in a Shetland ewe
  1. James Patrick Crilly,
  2. Sionagh H Smith and
  3. Neil Donald Sargison
  1. Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, Easter Bush, Roslin, Midlothian, UK
  1. Correspondence to
    James Patrick Crilly, e-mail: jcrilly{at}


A seven-year-old Shetland ewe presented with a history of chronic weight loss, abdominal distension and intermittent abdominal discomfort. Serum protein levels and abdominal ultrasonographic findings were suggestive of intestinal adenocarcinoma, and the diagnosis was confirmed on postmortem examination.

  • Sheep
  • Neoplasia
  • Gastrointestinal
  • Diagnostics
  • Diagnostic imaging
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