Week of 06-Jun-2019
The aspect of the lesion is more characteristic of a:
A rounded whitish mass is seen in the kidney, that upon sectioning has a lardaceous appearance. It is an embryonic tumour called nephroblastoma. It is the most common primary renal tumour in pigs. They are normally unilateral, but they can sometimes be bilateral, and in some cases can metastasise to other organs like the lung and the liver.
We must make a differential diagnosis with abscesses, cysts and other tumours, such as lymphomas.
Week of 25-Oct-2019
During meat inspection at the slaughterhouse, two globular masses were found in the ovarian insertion. After cutting the mass, its internal structure was similar to that of normal testicles. What is the name of this developmental abnormality?
Week of 18-Oct-2019
Lesion found at slaughter in the kidney of a fattening pig. What is this pathology compatible with?
Week of 11-Oct-2019
Red areas of cranioventral consolidation (hepatization) were detected in this lung at the slaughterhouse, suggesting enzootic pneumonia. What is the main agent associated with this condition?
Week of 04-Oct-2019
Lung at the slaughterhouse with foam mixed with fluid. What is the most likely cause?
Week of 20-Sep-2019
This suppuration was observed in the spinal column during the post-mortem slaughterhouse inspection of a pig carcass. What is it?
Week of 13-Sep-2019
Pictured on the left is an uninjured tail from a finishing hog, and on the right side a tail that suffered tail biting. What is the most common cause of this problem?
Week of 23-Aug-2019
In a pen of growing pigs that had stopped eating, this kind of feces are seen on the floor, what could be the cause?
Week of 09-Aug-2019
In the slaughterhouse inflammation of the parietal and visceral face of the pericardium was found in a finishing hog. What is the name of this lesion?
Week of 01-Aug-2019
Litters that are 3 days old show vomiting and diarrhea that lasts two or three days, what could be the cause?
Week of 26-Jul-2019
In a pen where fattening pigs stopped eating with loss of body condition, the perianal area is dirty. What can be the cause?
Week of 20-Jun-2019
An animal with a certain respiratory distress and weight loss has this lesion. What can be its cause?
Week of 14-Jun-2019
In the necropsy of an animal with fever we found haemorrhagic and enlarged lymph nodes. What are the possible causes?
Week of 17-May-2019
What is the possible cause of this lesion found at the necropsy of a pig that had presented fever and lethargy?
Week of 10-May-2019
This animal showed very high fever as well as lethargy. What are the possible causes of these lesions?
Week of 03-May-2019
This animal showed respiratory problems. What can be the cause of these lung lesions?
Week of 26-Apr-2019
This lesion was found after the animal showed recurrent transient fever. Which are the possible causes?