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  • August 2021

    August 2021

    Animal: a 11-year-old, neutered female, Labrador Retriever dog.  Organ: cervical spinal cord.  History: nonambulatory paresia of the hindlegs and the left foreleg, with a 3-day history of loss of proprioception. Presence of left-sided Horner’s syndrome.  […]

     
  • July 2021

    July 2021

    Animal: 8-year-old, neutered male, Siamese, cat Organ: Subcutis History: One week before initial presentation, owners noticed a right subcutaneous inguinal mass. Clinicians described a non-painful, non-ulcerated, subcutaneous, 12 x 7 cm mass. A fibrosarcoma was […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • October 2020

    October 2020

    Diagnosis: Dog, Systemic scedosporiosis caused by Scedosporium apiospermum Animal: 10-month-old, female, Maremmano-Abruzzese sheepdog History: Weakness, lethargy, lateral decubitus, muscular rigidity and miosis. This animal was submitted for autopsy for diagnostic purposes. Post-mortem findings: Cream-colored nodules […]