Molluscum contagiosum in a horse with granulomatous enteritis

  • Cooley A
  • Reinhard M
  • Gross T
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Abstract

Widespread cutaneous papules in a yearling Standardbred filly were attributed by light and electron microscopic examination to molluscum contagiosum. Concomitant granulomatous enteritis, suspected clinically due to protein-losing enteropathy, was verified histopathologically. An associated altered immune response is suggested as the reason for the widespread poxvirus infection. © 1987.

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Authors

  • A. J. Cooley

  • M. K. Reinhard

  • T. L. Gross

  • V. A. Fadok

  • M. Levy

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