Charles Louis Davis and Samuel Wesley Thompson DVM Foundation

For the Advancement of Veterinary and Comparative Pathology

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  • SPECIES:
    • OVINE
  • SYSTEM:
    • REPRODUCTIVE
  • ORGAN:
    • UTERUS
  • DIAGNOSIS:
    • UTERINE MELANOSIS
  • CONTRIBUTOR:
    • WILLIAMS
  • INSTITUTION:
    • Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
  • GENPATH:
    • MELANIN/NORMAL
  • COMMENTS:
    • Melanosis is a common finding in the uterus of black-faced sheep, particularly in the caruncles. Studies have shown up to 1% of slaughtered ewes have this pigmentation.