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Fig. 3 | Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica

Fig. 3

From: Orf virus infection in Alaskan mountain goats, Dall’s sheep, muskoxen, caribou and Sitka black-tailed deer

Fig. 3

Photomicrograph of contagious ecthyma lesions in a mountain goat, case no. 6. a Section of the lip with ulcerative and proliferative dermatitis with marked acanthosis, hyperkeratosis, hydropic degeneration of the stratum spinosum, formation of subcorneal vesicles (arrow) and microabscesses below the stratum corneum, and heavy colonization with mixed bacteria (asterisk) (Obj. ×10). b Pale intracytoplasmic inclusion bodies (arrow) could be identified in stratum spinosum and granulosum (Obj. ×100)

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