Tag Archives: Metabolic

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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Glycogen Branching Enzyme Deficiency in a foal

Glycogen Branching Enzyme Deficiency in a foal History: A 1 week-old male Quaterhorse was submitted for necropsy. At 12 hours old he nursed 3 times but became progressively recumbent and failed to nurse. Upon arrival to the referral hospital he … Continue reading

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Skeletal muscle necrosis in a pig

Skeletal muscle necrosis in a pig Whats your diagnosis #5 History: An 18 week old female pig was found down and on her side and not able to get up. Gross Findings: The muscles of the right shoulder and neck … Continue reading

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Amyloidosis and Diabetes in a dog

Amyloidosis and Diabetes in a dog History: A twelve year old castrated male Miniature Schnauzer was presented with diabetic ketoacidosis and a 48 hour history of vomiting, polyuria, and polydypsia.   The dog also had a chronic history of urinary tract infection. … Continue reading

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Interstitial Cell Tumor in a dog

Interstitial Cell Tumor in a dog History:  The testicles from an 11 year old male German Shepherd were submitted for histopathology after castration. The dog had been showing signs of feminization and endocrine disease such as flank alopecia, pruritis, enlarged mammae, small … Continue reading

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