Sheep Liver – Distomatosis
Animal: Sheep, female, 49 kg, Norwegian Spael breed.
History: The animal was found dead on pasture, with a large root abscess in the second molar of the right mandible. The liver lesion is an incidental finding.
Description: Marked proliferation of bile ducts. Fluke found in one duct, seen in submitted photo. There were no pathological changes in the liver parenchyma.
Diagnosis: Distomatosis, Dicrocoelium dendriticum.
Necropsy performd by : R. Sørby, PhD student.
Photo by: Dr. G. Gunnes.