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  • SPECIES:
    • AVIAN
  • SYSTEM:
    • INTEGUMENT
  • ORGAN:
    • CONJUNCTIVA
  • DIAGNOSIS:
    • MULTIFOCAL TO COALESCING NECROTIZING AND PROLIFERATIVE CONJUNCTIVITIES
  • CAUSE:
    • CANARY POX
  • CONTRIBUTOR:
    • WILLIAMS
  • INSTITUTION:
    • Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
  • GENPATH:
    • VIRAL
  • COMMENTS:
    • Lesions in the non-feathered skin of the conjunctiva are characteristic of canarypox. A differential diagnosis in this case world by Mycoplasma gallisepticum, although natural infection of canaries is generally less severe than other passerine birds, such as finches. Original 1980 photo by Dr. Annette Gendron and Edwin Howard of the Comparative Medical and Veterinary Service, Los Angeles County