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Pathology Image
  • SPECIES:
    • BOVINE
  • SYSTEM:
    • INTEGUMENT
  • ORGAN:
    • SKIN
  • DIAGNOSIS:
    • PROLIFERATIVE AND NECROTIZING DERMATITIS, LUMPY SKIN DISEASE
  • CAUSE:
    • NEETHLING VIRUS
  • CONTRIBUTOR:
    • GREGG
  • INSTITUTION:
    • USDA FOREIGN ANIMAL DISEASE DIAGNOSTIC LAB, PLUM ISLAND
  • GENPATH:
    • VIRAL
  • COMMENTS:
    • A section through a lesion over the hock. Note the depth of the lesion. The typical skin lesion involves the epidermis and dermis, and extends into the underlying muscle or soft tissues. When the skin is reflected, the lesion can be seen on the undersurface.