Week of 24-May-2019

This type of lesion appears in cases of:



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We can see this lesion in cases of cachexia. Due to several reasons, there can be a mobilization of the fat stores, such as that on the epicardium. The lipid vacuoles reduce their size and are replaced by a proteinaceous fluid, with a simultaneous increase in the interstitial fluid, developing a greyish gelatinous appearance. We can sometimes see small white fat necrosis spots.

We must make a differential diagnosis with oedema, whether with an infectious aetiology or not.

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 30-Aug-2019

Does the presence of this type of lesion always imply a disease 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 16-Aug-2019

This pig has an anomaly on its foot. Do you know what it is?

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 19-Jul-2019

What could be the cause of this lesion?