Intoductory Veterinary Pathology

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Porky
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245716
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Intoductory Veterinary Pathology
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2013-11-07 18:17:32
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Introductory veterinary pathology basic
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Vet pathology basics
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  1. Pseudomelanosis
    *Incidental PM change

    • GI bacteria → hydrogen sulphide
    •                              ↓
    •               Tissue Fe → Iron sulphide (black discolouration)
  2. Rigor Mortis
    • * 2-4→72 hrs
    • * disappears as putrefaction/autolysis begins (~1-2 days)


    • - ↑ metabolic activity
    • - ↓ muscle pH, Oand ATP
    • - Ca2+ efflux from muscle cell
    • - contraction of muscle fibres
  3. Agonal Changes
    - vascular congestion

    - barbiturate crystal deposition on endocardium

    - agonal regurgitation

    - 'false' GIT intussusception
  4. Incidental Findings
    (A BRAIN SASH)
    • - nodular hyperplasia
    • - inflammatory lesions
    • - most benign neoplasias
    • - splenic siderofibrosis
    • - wear and tear and rigidity of bones and joints
    • - anthracosis
    • - arteriosclerosis
    • - atheriosclerosis
    • - splenomegaly
    • - steroid-induced vacuolar hepatopathy

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