Tag Archives: Respiratory

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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Uterine Adenocarcinoma in a Rabbit

Uterine Adenocarcinoma in a Rabbit History: An 11 year old intact female rabbit  had a chronic history of Pasteurella multocida snuffles and head tilt which had resolved.   Her owner noticed she started to have increased abdominal component of respiration which progressed … Continue reading

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Epidural steatitis and vertebral osteomyelitis in a dog

Epidural steatitis and vertebral osteomyelitis in a dog   History:  A 1 year old spayed female bulldog mix canine became acutely non-ambulatory, and both rear limbs were hyporeflexive. Gross Necropsy: There was a 7 cm x 3 cm x 3 cm abscess … Continue reading

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Trophoblast Emboli in a Chinchilla

Trophoblast Emboli in a Chinchilla   History:   An 8-11 month old female intact Chinchilla had given birth to 3 baby Chinchillas 2 weeks prior.   Without any premonitory signs she “had a spasm, fell to the side and died ½ hour later”. … Continue reading

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Ventriculitis, Hepatitis, and unusual inclusion bodies in Quail

Ventriculitis, Hepatitis, and unusual inclusion bodies in Quail This post presents some unusual and interesting histologic findings of Quail.  Three quail of different ages died acutely.  The birds are raised since birth and at 1 month are turned into an outside … Continue reading

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