Category Archives: Necropsy Cases

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Diagnosis- What’s your diagnosis #6

What’s your diagnosis #6 See original post here Continue for Diagnosis… History: a 15 month old Angus steer went down acutely and was euthanized. Gross findings were unremarkable. Histopathology: Brain: In the gray and white matter of the caudal cerebrum, … Continue reading

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Cerebral abscess in a foal- Streptococcus equi

Cerebral Abscess in a foal- Streptococcus equi History: A 4 month old intact female Quarterhorse with nasal discharge and mandibular lymphadenopathy. Despite treatment the foal became neurologic: ataxia, wobbly, and head pressing.  Neurologic exam revealed an intention tremor when head raised and no … Continue reading

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Tularemia in a cat and capybara

Tularemia in a cat and capybara This post combines two cases Tularemia: the cat and capybara have no relation History: A 2 year-old male DSH cat had a leg wound 1 week prior, then stopped eating and drinking, became laterally … Continue reading

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Polioencephalomalacia in a calf

Polioencephalomalacia in a calf History:  A 1 month-old Charolais cross was submitted for necropsy, from a herd where several were found acting “goofy” and walking in circles with foam and blood coming from their mouths. They died within 1 hour … Continue reading

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