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Education Courses Pathology 1 – Mammalian pathology topics 1-35.

Pathology 1 – Mammalian pathology topics 1-35.

Method of evaluation
practical grade
Year in the curriculum
Semester in the curriculum
Practical lessons
veterinary (English)
Allow for
  • Vet EN

Course description

This semester the first part of the mammalian pathology is discussed. The first 35 topics (out of 100) are lectured.

The lecture is scheduled on Tuesday from 10:15 till 11:00 am.

Lectures theme

1. week

Pathology of the oral cavity 1.

1. Developmental anomalies of the oral cavity, teeth and intestine

2. Enanthemas; different basic forms of stomatitis. Bovine papular stomatitis

3. Foot and mouth disease

2. week

Pathology of the oral cavity 2.

4. Bovine viral diarrhea

5. Various organ lesions due to necrobacillosis and actinobacillosis

6. Lesions and complications of stachybotryotoxicosis in mammals

3. week

Pathology of the teeth and and the oesophagus

7. Abnormal wearing of teeth

8. Regressive changes of teeth; pulpitis, gingivitis and paradentitis

9. Stenosis, dilatation and lesions of continuity in the esophagus

4. week

Pathology of the forestomachs

10. Pathological changes due to vitamin-A deficency in mammals

11. Dilatation and displacement of forestomachs, their lesions of continuity

12. Hyper- and parakeratosis of forestomachs and their consequences. Inflammation of forestomachs

5. week

Pathology of the stomach

13. Stenosis, dilatation and lesions of continuity of the stomach

14. Regressive changes in the stomach. Pathogenesis of gastric ulceration

15. Gastritis

6. week

Pathology of the intestines 1.

24. Paratuberculosis (Johne’s disease), mycobacterial lesions of the intestine

25. Intestinal coccidiosis in mammals. Mycosis in the intestinal tract

26. Swine fever (hog cholera) and its complications; African swine fever

7. week

Pathology of the intestines 2.

21. Enterotoxemia caused by Escherichia coli (calf, pig), oedema disease of swine; coli septicemia

22. Enterotoxemias caused by Clostridium perfringens

23. Septicaemic salmonella (Salmonella choleraesuis) infection of pigs. Swine typhus (Salmonella typhisuis infection

8. week

Pathology of the intestines 3.

19. Enteritides, basic forms

20. Enteric pathological manifestations caused by viruses (corona-, rota-, adeno- and parvoviruses) Pathological changes caused by parvovirus in carnivores

9. week

Pathology of the intestines 4.

16. Intestinal torsions, flexion, intussusception, (invagination), prolapsus, eventration, hernias 17. Intestinal stenosis and obstruction (ileus), intestinal dilatation and constipation

18. Circulatory disturbances and thrombosis in the intestine

10. week SPRING HOLIDAY (apr. 7.)

11. week

Pathology of the intestines 5.

27. Swine dysentery

28. Proliferative enteropathy of swine (PPE)

12. week

Pathology of the liver 1.

29. Regressive changes and metabolic disturbances of the liver. Fatty liver syndrome in dairy cattle

30. Hepatocellular degeneration and necrosis (dystrophy of the liver); hepatosis dietetica in swine

13. week

Pathology of the liver 2. and pathology of the pancreas

34. Hepatitis. Viral and parasitic infections of the liver

35. Inflammations and tumors of the pancreas. Pathology of diabetes mellitus in dogs

14. week

31. Enteral diseases of rabbits

32. Livercirrhosis/fibrosis

33. Equine infectious anaemia

15. week


Practical lessons theme

2 -14. week

For the whole semester:

General practice on all practicals according to the available carcasses
Description of the pathologic lesions

15. week

Make-up practicals

Evaluation description

At the end of the 6th semester the evaluation is a five level qualification based on the activity on practicals during the semester written in the black book as a practical mark. The evaluation is based on the work at the practicals, the dissecting skills and the inclination to pathology as a discipline.

The signature at the end of the semester is conditioned by the fulfillment of the practical requirements.

Only 3 missings from practicals are accepted, and certificate for these occasions are required.

Exam information

No exam scheduled in this semester. Evaluation is based on the practical grades.

Optional additionalstudy material beside lecture notes:

  • Jubb, Kennedy and Palmer’s: Pathology of Domestic Animals Volumes 1-3