Generalized muscular steatosis (pseudohypertrophy) in a heifer

@article{Ohfuji2013GeneralizedMS,
  title={Generalized muscular steatosis (pseudohypertrophy) in a heifer},
  author={Susumu Ohfuji},
  journal={Comparative Clinical Pathology},
  year={2013},
  volume={22},
  pages={785-788}
}
Although multiple hypotheses have been proposed for the pathogenesis of muscular steatosis (pseudohypertrophy), the published evidence that supports either of these hypotheses is limited. A 14-month-old Holstein–Friesian heifer, which was slaughtered 2 days after the onset of dyspnea, hypotonia, hindquarter weakness, and ultimate inability to rise, showed bilateral lesions of muscular steatosis involving almost all skeletal muscles including the diaphragm. Lesions were characterized primarily… CONTINUE READING

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