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Vol. 8, Issue 1 (2019)

Visceral gout in ducks

Author(s):
Y Ravikumar, Sawale GK, G Ramesh, B Mahesh, D Madhuri and M Lakshman
Abstract:
In this case report, three ducks were brought for postmortem examination and postmortem examination revealed deposition of chalky white material covering the pericardium, liver and enlarged kidneys with necrotic foci and nephrosis. Urate crystals formed stones in the dilated ureter Histopathologically, kidney showing severe glomerular and tubular degeneration and necrosis and central gouty deposition surrounded by radiations of needle like urate crystals surrounded by inflammatory cells. Gout in ducks might be attributed to high concentration of protein and calcium in diet.
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How to cite this article:
Y Ravikumar, Sawale GK, G Ramesh, B Mahesh, D Madhuri, M Lakshman. Visceral gout in ducks. Pharma Innovation 2019;8(1):256-257.

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