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  • SPECIES:
    • CAPRINE
  • SYSTEM:
    • RESPIRATORY
  • ORGAN:
    • LUNG
  • DIAGNOSIS:
    • PROLIFERATIVE AND NECROTIZING PNEUMONITIS; GOAT POX
  • CAUSE:
    • GOATPOX VIRUS
  • CONTRIBUTOR:
    • GREGG
  • INSTITUTION:
    • USDA FOREIGN ANIMAL DISEASE DIAGNOSTIC LAB, PLUM ISLAND
  • GENPATH:
    • VIRAL
  • COMMENTS:
    • When the lung lesions mature, they become firm, white nodules. Note the uniform distribution. These nodules can be confused with lungworm granulomas, but granulomas are usually less numerous. Granulomas from lung worms are often distributed in the dorsal part of the lungs.