Tag Archives: Porcine

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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Whats your diagnosis #5

Whats your diagnosis #5 History: An 18 week old female pig was found down and on her side and not able to get up.   It is unknown whether other individuals are affected. Gross Findings: The muscles of the right shoulder and … Continue reading

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Greasy Pig Disease- Staphylococcus hyicus

Greasy Pig Disease- Staphylococcus hyicus History: Gross findings: Histopathology: Haired skin:  The epidermis is hyperplastic and multifocally covered by a thick serocellular crust with large numbers of degenerate neutrophils and small colonies of coccoid bacteria.  There are occasional follicles dilated … Continue reading

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Porcine Multisystemic Wasting Syndrome – PCV-2

Whats your diagnosis #3 Porcine Multisystemic Wasting Syndrome – PCV-2 See original post here History: A feeder pig was found dead in the morning, it was thinner than its penmates. Gross Necropsy: (no photos) The lungs were loosely adhered to the … Continue reading

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Whats Your Diagnosis #3

Whats Your Diagnosis #3 History: A feeder pig was found dead in the morning, it was thinner than its penmates. Gross Necropsy: (no photos) The lungs were loosely adhered to the thoracic body wall by multiple strands of fibrin. The lungs were … Continue reading

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