Posts tagged Spleen

Anaplasmosis in lamb carcasses with jaundice and splenomegaly

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We have recently received several inquiries due to an increased number of lamb carcass condemation due to an increase of the spleen size (splenomegaly) and yellowish discolouration of the carcass (jaundice or icterus). (more…)

What is your diagnosis? (73)

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

What is your diagnosis? (64)

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

Ammonium urate concretions in the splenic capsule of a calf

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In a 12-month-old, male, Montbeliard breed, calf carcass multiple sand-like, roughly granular, whitish,  spherical concretions of crystalline appearance were observed attached to the spleen capsule. (more…)

What is your diagnosis? (15)

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

African Swine Fever lesions

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The African Swine fever (ASF) virus is already present in Europe (see the post African swine fever, not only an African disease). Since there is a chance that the virus ends up reaching our latitudes, in this post, we wanted to review some of the typical lesions that that should elicit a suspect a case of ASF in the slaughterhouse. (more…)

What is your diagnosis? (7)

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

Els canvis de coloració grogosa (icterícia) eren evidents en el teixit adipós pericàrdic així com a l’esclera, als endotelis i a la pèlvis renal.
Els canvis de coloració grogosa (icterícia) eren evidents en el teixit adipós pericàrdic així com a l’esclera, als endotelis i a la pèlvis renal.

Splenomegaly and jaundice in pig carcasses

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In two hybrid breed pig carcasses a marked jaundice and splenomegaly were observed. Macroscopically the liver showed no alterations.

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Abdominal mass in a 3 years old sow

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An mass of 15×10 cm was found in the abdominal cavity of a 3 years old mixed breed sow. The mass was adhered to the stomach and the peritoneum was inflammed. (more…)

Serous cysts in the abdominal cavity of 6 months old mixed breed pigs

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Multiple cysts were observed in the abdominal cavity of two mixed breed 6 months old pigs, with transparent liquid content . (more…)

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