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Where: other, skin and subcutaneous tissue
Differential diagnosis: Porcine circovirosis
This is a case of Porcine circovirosis, a disease caused by Porcine Circovirus type 2. It usually affects piglets between 1 and 3-months-old. Animals appear emaciated, with a roughcoat and lymphadenopathy. However histopathology is necessary to confirm the disease as many other diseases can produce these clinical symptoms.