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Atlas of Pathology

Veterinaria Digital - 8/04/2019

Differential diagnosis for gizzard lesions: mechanic ulcer and mycosis

To distinguish a mechanic erosion from a mycosis of the gizzard's corneal layer, the reverse of the mentioned layer has to be observed: Mycosis erosions are a white cotton-like formation produced by the growth of filamentous fungi (Penicillium, Fusarium...


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Atlas of Pathology

Veterinaria Digital - 10/06/2018

Mycosis in the gizzard

The presence of filamentous fungi, resistant to acid, of the genera Aspergillus, Fusarium or Penicillium, can cause several superficial abrasions on the corneal layer. Then, fungi produce hyaline filaments in the internal part. The presence of these...


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Atlas of Pathology

Veterinaria Digital - 25/03/2018

Avian clostridiosis

The transit area between the glandular stomach and the gizzard tends to form accumulations of matted feed that create an anaerobic area under it. In this anatomical area, feed hasn’t been digested. Both conditions (undigested feed and anaerobiosis)...


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Atlas of Pathology

Veterinaria Digital - 11/03/2018

Formaldehyde burn

Thermo-chemical burnt caused by formaldehyde, used as salmonellicide in feed. The exothermal reaction comes from the interaction with the hydrochloric acid in the digestive tract.


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Atlas of Pathology

Veterinaria Digital - 9/09/2017

Yolk sac in avian toxic infectious hepatoenteritis

The triad of lesions in the picture (green yolk sac, gizzard lesions and intestnes with green ceca and gas) are pathognomonic for avian infectious hepatoenteritis, which is caused by SH2+ enterobacteria.


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Atlas of Pathology

Veterinaria Digital - 12/08/2017

Avian Infectious Toxic Hepatoenteritis

Yolk infection in chickens  produced by enterobacteriaceae producing type IV toxins manifests in the liver lthrough inflammation and discoloration.


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