skin (porcine)

Eosinophilic dermatitis in the skin of a pig

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In a hybrid breed pig carcass, of about 5 months old, dermal lesions were seen on the skin of the limbs and on the ventral region. The lesions were elevated, not erythematous, plate-shaped, of approximately 0.5 to 1 cm in diameter and confluent. (more…)

What is your diagnosis? (3)

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At the end of the post you can vote for the right diagnosis. (more…)

Punctate focal cutaneous black lesions on a pig carcass

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In a 6 months old, commercial hybrid pig carcase multiple, sharply demarcated, miliary black lesions were observed. (more…)

Cutaneous mastocytoma in a pig carcass.

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Cutaneous nodular pinkish lesions in a mixed breed, 6 months old pig. (more…)

Cutaneous melanoma in pigs

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In pigs, the description of malignancies is relatively rare, probably due to the short life that have most productive animals. Melanomas are the result of the proliferation of melanoblasts. Have been described mainly in Duroc animals. Usually located in the flanks. (more…)

Haemorrhagic skin lesions

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We recently received inquiries regarding the presence of hemorrhagic lesions in the skin of swine carcasses that often come with a presumptive diagnosis of Porcine Dermatitis and Nephropathy Syndrome (PDNS). (more…)

Cutaneous skin lesions in swine

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In a cross-bred, 6 months old pig multiple erythematous lesions were observed in the area of the back and hindquarters. (more…)

Porcine dermatitis and nephropathy syndrome (PDNS).

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In three hybrid breed pigs, of approximately 6 months of age, erythematous lesions were observed in the skin of the hind limbs, and in one case, enlargement and hemorrhages of the kidneys. These lesions suggested a diagnosis of Porcine dermatitis and nephropathy syndrome . Meat inspectors asked whether the carcass should be considered suitable or not for human consumption due to a possible uremia.
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