lesions on necropsy - links to pictures

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Kitsune, May 16, 2007.

  1. Kitsune

    Kitsune Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does anyone have any idea what could have caused all these leisions?

    I'll put links to all the pictures that I have in case someone can pick up on something I might have missed. I didn't take pictures of anything that looked perfect, just things that I either wasn't sure about or that I knew looked wrong. There are lots of pictures, most showing the white leisions, I'm not sure if the chyme passing through the duodenal loop was normal or not, this is the first necropsy I've done, if someone could let me know if htat's normal I'd be grateful for future reference.

    And of course, if anyone has any idea about what the leisions are, what caused them or if they show something contagious I would be very grateful

    Before I started - you can see some of the green liquid by the cochins nose

    http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y35/succubuskitsune/Prep.jpg

    Here's the leisons on the inside of the mouth

    http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y35/succubuskitsune/mouthlesions1.jpg

    The crop and contents

    http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y35/succubuskitsune/crop1.jpg
    http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y35/succubuskitsune/crop3.jpg
    http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y35/succubuskitsune/crop5.jpg

    The abdominal cavity, showing the white heart and leisions on the connective tissue

    http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y35/succubuskitsune/abdominalcavity4.jpg
    http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y35/succubuskitsune/abdominalcavity6.jpg

    The liver

    http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y35/succubuskitsune/Liver1.jpg
    http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y35/succubuskitsune/Liver5.jpg
    http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y35/succubuskitsune/Liver7.jpg

    Proventriculus and spleen

    http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y35/succubuskitsune/proventriculus1.jpg

    Gizzard and contents

    http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y35/succubuskitsune/gizzard1.jpg
    http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y35/succubuskitsune/gizzard3.jpg

    Duodenal loop + pancreas

    http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y35/succubuskitsune/duodenalloop1.jpg
    http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y35/succubuskitsune/duodenalloop3.jpg
    http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y35/succubuskitsune/duodenalloop4.jpg


    Kidney and ovary

    http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y35/succubuskitsune/kidneyandovary.jpg

    Caecal bursa (interior)

    http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y35/succubuskitsune/caecalbursa.jpg

    Here are a couple of pictures of the cleanup afterwards, I covered the table in cling film (saran wrap) so I could just wrap everything up when I was done and not leave any possible contaminants on the table.

    http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y35/succubuskitsune/cleanup.jpg
    http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y35/succubuskitsune/cleanup1.jpg
     
  2. dlhunicorn

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    Ja it is difficult to narrow down an illness by the symptoms (same symptoms will present with many conditions) it is also equally true with superficial lesions from a necropsy...you did not give any symptoms the bird had before death so I would not even hazard a guess. Also, as you did not have any histopathology work done then you may not really ever find out definitively what killed her...take the lesions in the mouth...I can think of three things that could have caused that. Perhaps my collected info will help you (there is also a link to cornells database for necropsy photos, Dr. Elkins Pathology Atlas, and FAO guide amongst others all with great photos to help identify lesions) here is the link:
    http://dlhunicorn.conforums.com/index.cgi?board=pathology

    http://dlhunicorn.conforums.com/index.cgi?board=links
     
  3. Kitsune

    Kitsune Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What are the three things you can think of?
     
  4. Blondie

    Blondie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Fascinating...........:eek:[​IMG]
     
  5. dlhunicorn

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    off the top of my head:
    Vit A deficiency (very common)
    candidiasis (candida albicans)
    aspergillosis/fungus
    ...all of the above can be in combination with other conditions (any could be primary cause of death or secondary to primary cause of death)
     

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