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Interstitial Pneumonia in Cattle

By

John Campbell

, DVM, DVSc, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan

Medically Reviewed Mar 2015 | Modified Oct 2022

This classification represents a group of respiratory diseases characterized by an acute onset of severe respiratory distress and a combination of lung lesions that include pulmonary edema and congestion, interstitial emphysema, alveolar epithelialization, and hyaline membrane formation.

Lungworm infection in cattle ( see Lungworm Infection Lungworm Infection ) can also result in an atypical interstitial pneumonia.

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