TUBERCULOSIS OF A PUMA CUB (FELIS CONCOLOR) ACCOMPANIED BY SKELETAL DEFORMITIES RESEMBLING RICKETS

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SUMMARY

  • 1A case of bovine tuberculosis is described in a ten month old captive puma which was born at Whipsnade Zoo.
  • 2The organs affected were the liver, kidneys, and left adrenal gland.
  • 3The disease was associated with severe symptoms of rickets which are supposed to have been secondary to tuberculosis of the kidneys. It was thus a case of osteodystrophia fibrosa of renal origin.

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