Charles Louis Davis and Samuel Wesley Thompson DVM Foundation

For the Advancement of Veterinary and Comparative Pathology

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  • SPECIES:
    • BOVINE
  • SYSTEM:
    • GASTROINTESTINAL
  • ORGAN:
    • TONGUE
  • DIAGNOSIS:
    • LINGUAL SCC
  • CAUSE:
    • BOVINE PAPILLOMAVIRUS 4 AND BRACKEN FERN
  • CONTRIBUTOR:
    • WILLIAMS
  • INSTITUTION:
    • Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
  • GENPATH:
    • NEOPLASIA
  • COMMENTS:
    • Squamous cell carcinoma of the gastrointestinal tract may result from bracken fern ingestion by cattle carrying a burden of viral papillomas resulting from bovine papillomavirus 4.