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  • SPECIES:
    • BOVINE
  • SYSTEM:
    • INTEGUMENT
  • ORGAN:
    • SKIN
  • DIAGNOSIS:
    • MULTIFOCAL TO COALESCING NECROTIZING AND PROLIFERATIVE DERMATITIS, LUMPY SKIN DISEASE
  • CAUSE:
    • NEETHLING VIRUS
  • CONTRIBUTOR:
    • GREGG
  • INSTITUTION:
    • USDA FOREIGN ANIMAL DISEASE DIAGNOSTIC LAB, PLUM ISLAND
  • GENPATH:
    • VIRAL
  • COMMENTS:
    • A more advanced stage in the development of sitfasts. The necrotic center of the lesions is black, and there is a well-developed line of separation. Note that even small lesions have a black center.