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For the Advancement of Veterinary and Comparative Pathology

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  • SPECIES:
    • EQUINE
  • SYSTEM:
    • GASTROINTESTINAL
  • ORGAN:
    • LIVER
  • DIAGNOSIS:
    • HEPATIC CAPSULAR FIBRIN TAGS
  • CAUSE:
    • HELMINTH MIGRATION
  • CONTRIBUTOR:
    • QUESADA
  • INSTITUTION:
    • UNIVERSITY OF LAS PALMAS DE GRAN CANARIA
  • GENPATH:
    • HELMINTH
  • COMMENTS:
    • Fibrin tags are occasionally found on the hepatic capsule along its diagphramatic surface ("perihepatitis filamentosa"). They are purported to result from hepatic migration of larvae of strongyles or ascarids.