pulmonary adenomatosis


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pul·mo·nar·y ad·e·no·ma·to·sis

a neoplastic disease in which the alveoli and distal bronchi are filled with mucus and mucus-secreting columnar epithelial cells; characterized by abundant, extremely tenacious sputum, chills, fever, cough, dyspnea, and pleuritic pain.
A chronic and contagious disease of the lungs in sheep and goats, first described in South Africa, which evokes lung tumour formation
Aetiology Ovine retrovirus—Jaagsiekte sheep retrovirus

pul·mo·nar·y ad·e·no·ma·to·sis

(pul'mŏ-nār-ē ad'ĕ-nō'mă-tō'sis)
A neoplastic disease in which the alveoli and distal bronchi are filled with mucus and mucus-secreting columnar epithelial cells; characterized by abundant, extremely tenacious sputum, chills, fever, cough, dyspnea, and pleuritic pain.

adenomatosis

the formation of numerous adenomatous growths.

enzootic bovine adenomatosis
porcine intestinal adenomatosis
a disease of recently weaned pigs characterized by a sudden appearance of anorexia and weight loss, a short course of a few weeks and recovery in most cases. The diagnostic feature is the adenomatous thickening of the intestinal wall due to proliferation of intestinal epithelial crypt cells. Lawsonia intracellularis is the causative agent. See also ovine pulmonary adenomatosis, proliferative hemorrhagic enteropathy, necrotic enteritis, terminal ileitis.
pulmonary adenomatosis
see ovine pulmonary adenomatosis.
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The diagnosis, occurrence and distribution of sheep pulmonary adenomatosis in Scotland 1875 to 1981.
Histological patterns of the metastases in pulmonary adenomatosis of sheep (Jaagsiekte).
Jaagsiekte retrovirus establishes a disseminated infection of the lymphoid tissues of sheep affected of pulmonary adenomatosis.
Rapid transmission of sheep pulmonary adenomatosis (jaagsiekte) in young lambs.
Coexistence of pulmonary adenomatosis and progressive pneumonia in sheep in the central Sierra of Peru.

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