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08/02/2021 | Ovine

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In a lamb carcass, multifocal nodular whitish lesions are observed in the skeletal muscles of the neck, limbs and also in the diaphragm and intercostal muscles. The size varies from 0.5 cm of the diaphragm nodules  to 1 cm in diameter for the subcutaneous muscle lesions.

Subcutaneous nodules of approximately 1cm in diameter attached to the musculature.


The diaphragm has multiple whitish nodular lesions 0.5 cm in diameter.

Multifocal muscle lesions on the cervical region.


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The lesions observed in the histopathological study consisted of multiple parasitic muscle granulomas. This is known for the type of inflammatory infiltrate, rich in eosinophilic polymorphonuclear leukocytes. These lesions are compatible with a Cysticercus ovis infestation.

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Cysticercus tenuicollis
Multiple abscesses (septicemia)
Mycobacterium caprae
Cysticercus ovis
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