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A case of fatal pleuritis caused by an esophageal diverticulum in a cow
S. De Vliegher, J. Laureyns, G. Hoflack, D. Beeckman, G. Opsomer, A. de Kruif

This article describes a Belgian White-Blue heifer getting ill five days after a caesarean section. It died of a severe pleuritis caused by a leaking esophageal diverticulum. The presumptive diagnosis was made after passing a stomach tube and was confirmed by an autopsy. Keywords: Cow - Esophageal Diverticulum - Pleuritis

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