Pathomorphological Studies on Congenital Porcine Polycystic Kidneys: Case Report 

DOI: 10.18805/ag.D-5016    | Article Id: D-5016 | Page : 330-331
Citation :- Pathomorphological Studies on Congenital Porcine Polycystic Kidneys: Case Report.Agricultural Science Digest.2020.(40):330-331
B. Baruah, S.M. Tamuli, G. Bezbaruah binitabaruah17@gmail.com
Address : Department of Veterinary Pathology, College of Veterinary Science, Assam Agricultural University, Guwahati-781 022, Assam India. 
Submitted Date : 10-08-2019
Accepted Date : 13-04-2020


A total of three cases of congenital porcine polycystic kidneys were observed incidentally in Hampshire and Desi crossbred piglets during necropsy examination in the Department of Pathology, College of Veterinary Science, Assam Agricultural University (AAU), Khanapara, Guwahati. Grossly, the kidneys were swollen with thinning of the cortex. There were presence of multiple cysts containing serous fluid. Microscopically, the cystic cavities were emptied and surrounded by a serous membrane and fibrous connective tissues. Renal tubules and glomeruli around the cysts were atrophied. The end stage renal failure appears to be the cause of death in piglets. The cases were diagnosed as congenital polycystic kidneys.  


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