Korean lady bought this Syrian hamster. Very gentle at home, but made a lot of hissing sounds when i handled him.
Big right inguinal swelling. It was an inguinal hernia which grew larger every day. See previous video.
On Nov 16, 2017, the owner phoned about stitch breakdown. I asked him to bring in quickly as guts may fall out if the hamster continued bitting off the inside muscle stitches.
Only the skin stitches were bitten off. A foul smelly pus inside. The muscle stitches were OK. I drained the pus, used 6% hydrogen peroxide and give oral antibiotics. Warded the patient.