Author : Abdullah, O.A.

Metalic foreign body in the liver of cow: a case report

O.A. Abdullah; H.Kh. Ismail

Iraqi Journal of Veterinary Sciences, 2014, Volume 28, Issue 2, Pages 109-111
DOI: 10.33899/ijvs.2014.117978

On necropsy of a two years old clinically healthy cow admitted to Mosul abattoir at postmortem inspection slaughtering establishment a metalic foreign body (as a piece of wire) was identified in the region of the liver. Gross examination revealed multiple abscess involving the liver, as well a large area of necrosis around foreign body penetration. Microscopically
Suppurative inflammation in addition to foreign body granulomatous reaction.