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Fig. 4 | Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica

Fig. 4

From: Cervical scoliosis and torticollis: a novel skeletal anomaly in broiler chickens

Fig. 4

Gross pathological features of the neck from a commercial broiler showing severe clinical signs of cervical spine deformity. a Shows topical view of the neck with preserved muscular anatomy with cross section showing exposed spinal cord. Noteworthy is a helical twist of the vertebral column (a, circle). The specimen shown in a was next preserved in formalin, and following fixation the spinal cord was extracted (b). Noteworthy are changes in spinal cord anatomy caused by cervical vertebrae deformity (b, circle)

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