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Fibropapillomatosis, green sea turtle
Fibropapillomatosis, green sea turtle

Fibropapillomatosis in a green sea turtle. This proliferative condition can affect the integument as well as visceral organs and is caused by an alphaherpesvirus, with likely mechanical vector transmission by leeches.

Courtesy of Dr. Stephen Divers.

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