Category Archives: Necropsy Cases

Canine Adenovirus Pneumonia in 2 puppies- CAV-2

Canine Adenovirus Pneumonia in 2 puppies- CAV-2 History: Two English Bulldog puppies (1, and 3 weeks old) had trouble breathing in the morning and by noon had died. Gross Necropsy Findings: Lungs: Diffuse dark red to purple, edematous. Histologic Findings: … Continue reading

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Salmonellosis in a Boa constrictor

Salmonellosis in a Boa constrictor History: A 3-year-old female Boa constrictor has no prior clinical signs. Gross findings: The snake was in good body condition. The ventral scales were multifocally reddened, and the gingiva of the upper jaw was reddened. … Continue reading

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Pulmonic Stenosis in a Bulldog

Pulmonic Stenosis in a Bulldog History: The dog was diagnosed with pulmonic stenosis by the cardiologist. Gross lesions: ¬†The right ventricular myocardium was severely thickened to about 7-10 times the normal width. The pulmonic outflow tract was markedly narrowed, and … Continue reading

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Gastrointestinal stromal tumor in a horse

Gastrointestinal stromal tumor in a horse History: A 25 year-old intact female Quarterhorse with a chronic history of difficulty eating and weight loss. Gross findings: This horse has severe wavemouth, serous atrophy of fat, generalized muscle wasting, and ascites. The … Continue reading

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Congratulations New ACVP Diplomates!

A well earned congratulations is due to the new members of the ACVP who through hard work and dedication conquered the dreaded ACVP ¬† ¬†Certification Exam in Ames Iowa this year. I would like to thank all the residents and … Continue reading

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