Posts tagged Liver

What is your diagnosis? (98)

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

Hepatic abscesses in an adult bovine

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In a 37-month-old cattle carcass belonging to the brown Pyrenees breed, multiple nodules of 2 to 3 cm in diameter were observed in the liver, with a soft, yellowish content with purulent appearance. When removing the liver with the rest of the viscera, adhesions to the rumen were observed and an abscess with blackish fluid content ruptured. (more…)

Enterococcus septicemia in broiler carcasses

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Three broiler carcasses were submitted from three batches from the same farm with 62/13993 condemned carcases of 40-day-old animals that presented multiple lesions (more…)

What is your diagnosis? (90)

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

Chronic liver disease in a calf

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In a ten-month-old Friesian calf carcass hepatomegaly was observed along with a hardened consistency and irregular liver surface. Upon section, multiple nodulations were observed. There were no thickened bile ducts or distended gallbladder. The sample was sent as a suspicion of cirrhosis, cholangiohepatitis or necrotizing hepatitis. (more…)

Diaphragmatic hernia of a liver lobe in a pig

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In a pig carcass a cylindrical mass was observed in the mediastinum measuring roughly 30x10cm, with a brownish color and a hard consistency. No lesions were noticed on the other viscera. Inspectors suspected of a neoplastic proliferation. (more…)

What is your diagnosis? (80)

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What is your diagnosis? (79)

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Any given day in a ruminant slaughterhouse (2/2)

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We continue with this second post dedicated to the lesions that were observed in condemned viscera from bovine carcasses.
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Any given day in a ruminant slaughterhouse (1/2)

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Last Friday, July the 12th we organized the 2nd workshop for the identification and description of lesions for official meat inspectors.
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