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  • SPECIES:
    • DEER
  • SYSTEM:
    • GASTROINTESTINAL
  • ORGAN:
    • TONGUE
  • DIAGNOSIS:
    • MULTIFOCAL TO COALESCING LINGUAL VASCULITIS, THROMBOSIS AND MUCOSAL INFARCTION
  • CAUSE:
    • CERVID ORBIVIRUS
  • CONTRIBUTOR:
    • WILLIAMS
  • INSTITUTION:
    • Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
  • GENPATH:
    • VIRAL
  • COMMENTS:
    • Orbiviruses are endotheliotropic - they infect endothelial cells, cause necrosis, and thrombosis is an inevitable result. These lesions represent submucosal thrombosis and infarction and necrosis of the mucosa which they supply. Original image by Dr. John Fischer of the Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study