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Avian Pathology - Bone Part 2 - Metabolic Diseases

Avian Pathology - Bone Part 2 - Metabolic Diseases

Avian Pathology - Bone Part 2 - Metabolic Diseases

Dr Oscar Fletcher DVM, PhD
Dr Oscar Fletcher DVM, PhD
on behalf of North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine

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Launch date: 05 May 2017

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Last updated: 12 Aug 2017

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Avian Pathology - Bone Part 2 - Metabolic Diseases
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Description

This program presents gross and microscopic lesions caused by nutritional deficiencies diagnosed as rickets in young birds and osteoporosis in mature birds. Fractures and callus formation are included. Resources provided are links to images of gross lesions and to virtual slides.

Objectives

Identify gross and microscopic lesions of rickets
Requires recognition of changes in physis.
Differentiate rickets due to Calcium/Vitamin D3 from Phosphorus (P) deficiency.
Requires recognition of lesions in zone of proliferation or in zone of hypertrophy of the physis.
Identify gross and microscopic lesions of osteoporosis
Requires recognition that loss of bone in mature birds is termed osteoporosis.
Given loss of cortical and trabecular bone in mature birds, make a diagnosis of osteoporosis
Requires recognition that cortical and trabecular bone are reduced.
Identify gross and microscopic lesions of fractures and callus formation
Requires recognition of proliferation of cartilage, fibrous tissue, and bone are features of callus formation in response to bone fracture.
Dr Oscar Fletcher DVM, PhD

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Dr Oscar Fletcher DVM, PhD
on behalf of North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Fletcher is a Professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine at NC State. He is a Diplomate of the ACVP and a founder diplomate of the ACPV. His area of interest is avian histopathology and he is the editor of the 3rd edition of Avian Histopathology.

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  • University Accredited Veterinary CE
  • 0.25 Hours

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