Week of 07-Apr-2017

Mesenteric lymph nodes enlargement are more likely consistent with:

Confirm

Results

incorrect answer

Mesenteric lymph nodes appear diffusely hyperemic and edematous; whitish, raised nodules scattered within the tissue correspond to hyperplastic follicles. Mesenteric and intestinal veins are prominent due to passive congestion. Intestine appears to be flaccide, without gas content. Gross features are consistent with sub-acute mesenteric hyperplastic lymphadenopathy.

The lesions were found in a growing pig that came from a site 2 farm where there were differences in pig growth were observed as well as lack of uniformity (backs of different heights). Some pigs had very pale skin. PCV2 was diagnosed and the vaccination protocol at that time was only implemented in the sows.

Week of 21-Jun-2018

Spinal chord compression was detected when inspecting this pig carcass. What is the cause of this lesion?

Week of 14-Jun-2018

The unit has an increase of coughing and poor growth rates. What is the most likely cause of this lesion?

Week of 07-Jun-2018

The vet in the slaughterhouse condemns a sow with this skin lesions under welfare grounds and reports the farmer. What is the cause of these lesions?

Week of 01-Jun-2018

Widespread petechiation and congestion of the lung. What is the most likely cause of this lesion?

Week of 24-May-2018

A weaner pig is laying on its side unable to walk, making paddling movements, eyes rolling and with opisthotonus. What is the cause of the problem in this case?

Week of 17-May-2018

A batch of finishing pigs is presented to the slaughterhouse with skin lesions around the perineal area and lower body parts. What is the cause of this lesion?

Week of 10-May-2018

A heavily pregant sow is found in the pen with blood in the vulva. What is the cause of it?

Week of 03-May-2018

A first parity sow is weaned and is lame in the hindleg. There is poor response to treatment with antibiotics and NSAIDS. Separation of the head of the femur has occurred through the growth plate at post-motem. What is the cause of this condition?

Week of 27-Apr-2018

Pigs around 15 weeks old develop purple patches over the hindquarters extending to all over the body. Mortality is high. What is the cause of this lesion?