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Enterococcal spondylitis, spinal inflammation, chicken
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Enterococcal spondylitis, spinal inflammation, chicken

    A. Infection by pathogenic Enterococcus cecorum is observed grossly as bulbous enlargement of the free thoracic vertebra (arrows). B. A longitudinal section of the vertebral column reveals tan to white, caseous exudate within the free thoracic vertebra (black arrow) and compressing the overlying spinal cord (white arrows).

Courtesy of Dr. Robert R. Porter.

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