Bovine: Dermatitis nasalis, fibrino-necrotizing, multifocal to coalescent, acute to subacute, severe
Diagnosis: bovine, dermatitis nasalis, fibrino-necrotizing, multifocal to coalescent, acute to subacute, severe
Animal: bovine, nine months, male
Organ: nasal planum
History: The animal was submitted with suspicion of “Mucosal Disease”.
Macroscopic/histopathologic findings: Multiple fibrino-necrotizing or ulcerative lesions were found in: periorbital skin, oral cavity, nasal planum, trachea, oesophagus, rumen, reticulum, omasum, abomasum, widespread in ileum and colon as well as in interdigital clefts.
Comment: Virus culture for detection of Bovine Virus Diarrhea Virus was positive.
Name the disease: Mucosal Disease
Etiology: Bovine Virus Diarrhea Virus, Bovine Pestivirus (Flaviviridae)
Necropsy performed by: Vanessa Herder, Christina Puff, Department of Pathology, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Germany
Photo by: Vanessa Herder