Tag Archives: Respiratory

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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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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Nasal cryptococcosis in a cat

Nasal cryptococcosis in a cat History: 4 year-old female spayed DSH cat developed a nasal swelling and inspiratory noise. Biopsies were submitted. Histopathology: Nasal turbinate:  The submucosa is expanded by large numbers of fungal yeasts forming sheets. The yeasts are 15-20 … Continue reading

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Infectious laryngotracheitis in several chickens (ILT)- GHV-1

Infectious laryngotracheitis in several chickens (ILT)- GHV-1 History: A farm has lost 20 out of 100 birds. Gross Lesions: The compiled gross findings for 3 submitted chickens included: 1) Emaciation with severe pectoral muscle atrophy 2) Small intestine:  Nematodiasis; Ascardia galli 3) Ceca: … 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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