Disease Images: Malignant Catarrhal Fever

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Malignant Catarrhal Fever: Bovine, muzzle. Multiple shallow erosions are filled with dried nasal exudate.
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Bovine, muzzle. Multiple shallow erosions are filled with dried nasal exudate.

Credit: PIADC
Photo ID: MCF_001
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Malignant Catarrhal Fever: Bovine, muzzle. The muzzle is hyperemic, multifocally covered by adherent mucopurulent exudate, and contains many shallow erosions.
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Bovine, muzzle. The muzzle is hyperemic, multifocally covered by adherent mucopurulent exudate, and contains many shallow erosions.

Credit: PIADC
Photo ID: MCF_002
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Malignant Catarrhal Fever: Bovine, muzzle. There is diffuse superficial necrosis of the muzzle.
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Bovine, muzzle. There is diffuse superficial necrosis of the muzzle.

Credit: PIADC
Photo ID: MCF_003
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Malignant Catarrhal Fever: Bovine, oral mucosa. There is a gingival hyperemia and focal erosion.
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Bovine, oral mucosa. There is a gingival hyperemia and focal erosion.

Credit: PIADC
Photo ID: MCF_004
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Malignant Catarrhal Fever: Bovine, hard palate. There are multiple coalescing mucosal erosions.
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Bovine, hard palate. There are multiple coalescing mucosal erosions.

Credit: PIADC
Photo ID: MCF_005
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Malignant Catarrhal Fever: Bovine, skin. There are numerous raised plaques (multifocal dermatitis).
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Bovine, skin. There are numerous raised plaques (multifocal dermatitis).

Credit: PIADC
Photo ID: MCF_006
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Malignant Catarrhal Fever: Bovine, head, sagittal section. Mucoid exudate multifocally covers the nasal and pharyngeal mucosa.
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Bovine, head, sagittal section. Mucoid exudate multifocally covers the nasal and pharyngeal mucosa.

Credit: PIADC
Photo ID: MCF_007
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Malignant Catarrhal Fever: Bovine, nasal turbinate. There is a small amount of mucoid exudate.
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Bovine, nasal turbinate. There is a small amount of mucoid exudate.

Credit: PIADC
Photo ID: MCF_008
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Malignant Catarrhal Fever: Bovine, prescapular lymph nodes: Moderately (left) to markedly enlarged (right) due to MCF.
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Bovine, prescapular lymph nodes: Moderately (left) to markedly enlarged (right) due to MCF.

Credit: PIADC
Photo ID: MCF_009
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Malignant Catarrhal Fever: Bovine, prescapular lymph node. There are foci of hemorrhage (and necrosis) in the cortex, and the medulla is edematous.
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Bovine, prescapular lymph node. There are foci of hemorrhage (and necrosis) in the cortex, and the medulla is edematous.

Credit: PIADC
Photo ID: MCF_010
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Malignant Catarrhal Fever: Bovine, prescapular lymph node. There are foci of hemorrhage (and necrosis) in the cortex, and the medulla is edematous.
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Bovine, prescapular lymph node. There are foci of hemorrhage (and necrosis) in the cortex, and the medulla is edematous.

Credit: PIADC
Photo ID: MCF_011
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Malignant Catarrhal Fever: Bovine, omasum. Omasal leaves contain multiple pale foci of necrosis; on the right there are several ulcers.
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Bovine, omasum. Omasal leaves contain multiple pale foci of necrosis; on the right there are several ulcers.

Credit: PIADC
Photo ID: MCF_012
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Malignant Catarrhal Fever: Bovine, cecum and ileum. There are scattered small foci of mucosal hemorrhage and erosion.
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Bovine, cecum and ileum. There are scattered small foci of mucosal hemorrhage and erosion.

Credit: PIADC
Photo ID: MCF_013
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Malignant Catarrhal Fever: Bovine, spiral colon. There are multiple mucosal hemorrhages.
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Bovine, spiral colon. There are multiple mucosal hemorrhages.

Credit: PIADC
Photo ID: MCF_014
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Malignant Catarrhal Fever: Bovine, colon. There is severe longitudinal linear congestion of the mucosa.
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Bovine, colon. There is severe longitudinal linear congestion of the mucosa.

Credit: PIADC
Photo ID: MCF_015
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Malignant Catarrhal Fever: Bovine, kidney. Multiple pale foci in the cortex are foci of institial nephritis.
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Bovine, kidney. Multiple pale foci in the cortex are foci of institial nephritis.

Credit: PIADC
Photo ID: MCF_016
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Malignant Catarrhal Fever: Bovine, urinary bladder. The mucosal surface contains several small erosions and one large hemorrhagic ulcer.
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Bovine, urinary bladder. The mucosal surface contains several small erosions and one large hemorrhagic ulcer.

Credit: PIADC
Photo ID: MCF_017
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These images were annotated by Dr. Steve Sorden and Dr. Claire Andreasen and funding was provided by a USDA Higher Education Challenge Grant in collaboration with the Iowa State University Department of Veterinary Pathology, Center for Food Security and Public Health, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, and Plum Island Animal Disease Center.