5 Things Guinea Pig Owners Need To Know About Trichoepitheliomas
Guinea pigs are delicate animals and can develop many health problems, so as a responsible owner, you need to closely monitor your furry friends for signs of illness. Your guinea pigs may develop skin tumors called trichoepitheliomas. Here are five things you need to know about these tumors. What are trichoepitheliomas? Trichoepitheliomas are tumors that form on your guinea pig's skin. The tumors begin in the hair follicles and are made of cystic structures, keratin, hair follicles and skin cells.