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  • Davis Thompson online events – January 2023

    Davis Thompson online events – January 2023

    Information about upcoming online events are available in the Foundation Newsletter For more information visit Davis-Thompson Foundation​ website and the following social media channels

  • June 2021

    June 2021

    Animal: Bos taurus, Holstein Friesian, 1 day, female Organ: Brain History: Congenital neurological signs of intermittent opisthotonos and tremor particularly when moving its head. Autopsy findings: The cerebellum lacked defined vermis and hemispheres and consisted […]

  • May 2021

    May 2021

      Animal: 3-year-old, female, budgerigar (Melopsittacus undulatus) Organ: Skin History: 2 cm cutaneous mass on the ventral abdominal skin. Similar lesions have been observed in other birds. Histopathological findings: There is diffuse infiltration of the […]

  • April 2021

    April 2021

      Diagnosis:  Cat, skin: Dermatitis, deep, nodular, granulomatous, marked, with intralesional, intracytoplasmic yeasts (consistent with Histoplasma sp.). Animal: 1-year-old, female neutered, European shorthair History: Dome-shaped mass in the area of the left hind foot, 5th […]

  • Μarch 2021

    Μarch 2021

      Animal: Pig (Sus scrofa), adult, female Organ: Liver History: The euthanized sow was submitted to necropsy to determine the causes of sow and piglet mortality in the stable. Autopsy findings: The liver was diffusely […]

  • Innovation and new technologies Taskforce : Mission & Webinars

    Innovation and new technologies Taskforce : Mission & Webinars

    Upcoming webinars   Τhe task force mission Accelerate the transition to veterinary pathologist 2.0 Getting new generations of veterinary pathologists “digitally” ready Increase the exchange between pathologists and other specialists working with digital pathology (hardware […]

  • February 2021

    February 2021

    Bovine: Lung, Necrosuppurative Bronchopneumonia  Animal: 10 months old, female, Bovine (Bos Taurus), Limousin History: Feedlot calves with severe dyspnea and sudden death. Gross findings: Craneoventral areas of the lung were red, firm, and containing multiple, […]

  • January 2021

    January 2021

    Chetaah (Acinonyx jubatus): squamous cell carcinoma Animal: Female captive bred cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus), 14 years, female Organ: Oesophagus History: The captive-bred cheetah lost weight and became progressively anorectic displaying a poor body condition with ruffled […]

  • December 2020

    December 2020

    Wild boar (Sus scrofa): brain, abscess   Animal: Wild boar (Sus scrofa), adult, male Organ: brain History: The animal showed apathy, circling and was fearless of human beings. It was shoot and submitted for necropsy. […]

  • November 2020

    November 2020

        Animal: Domestic pig (Sus scrofa domesticus), Landrace, adult, female. Organ: Kidney (formalin-fixed tissue). History: High fever, severe dyspnea, anorexia, apathy, cutaneous hyperemia and petechial hemorrhages, death after a few hours after the onset […]

  • Veterinary Pathology: Announcing “Diagnostic Challenge in Veterinary Pathology”.   

    Veterinary Pathology: Announcing “Diagnostic Challenge in Veterinary Pathology”.   

    Dear colleagues, Over the years many of us have enjoyed “Diagnostic Exercises” in the journal Veterinary Pathology, designed to inform readers about conditions not often encountered by veterinary pathologists in the diagnostic routine or to […]