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Thoracic Emphysematous Lymphadenitis in a Foal

Author:
Mendoza, F.J., Perez-Ecija, R.A., Estepa, J.C.
Source:
Journal of comparative pathology 2011 v.145 no.1 pp. 77-79
ISSN:
0021-9975
Subject:
Rhodococcus equi, animal diseases, foals, lymph nodes, lymphadenitis
Abstract:
Emphysema of lymph nodes is a rare finding that has been described in different anatomical locations and related to specific diseases in different animal species. Herein is described a foal with Rhodococcus equi infection that presented with emphysema and granulomatous inflammation of the bronchial and mediastinal lymph nodes. This is the first report of emphysematous lymphadenitis in a horse.
Agid:
407515