Atmospheric flash injuries in roe deer (Capreolus capreolus)

Žele, Diana and Bidovec, A. and Vengušt, G. (2006) Atmospheric flash injuries in roe deer (Capreolus capreolus). Acta Veterinaria Hungarica, 54 (1). pp. 43-49. ISSN 0236-6290

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The pathological and histopathological examination of two female roe deer found dead after a severe thunderstorm is described. One of the two roe deer was killed by a direct hit of atmospheric flash, while the other animal, lying 1.5 m from the first one, died as a consequence of ground current strike. The major part of the coat and skin of the animal that was killed by a direct hit was covered with scorched streaks. The trachea and bronchi of both animals contained a considerable amount of aspirated light-red foam. Necropsy revealed diffuse haemorrhages over the epicardium of the right atrium with a diameter of 1 millimetre. The liver and the kidney exhibited severe congestion.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: S Agriculture / mezőgazdaság > SV Veterinary science / állatorvostudomány
Depositing User: xKatalin xBarta
Date Deposited: 14 Feb 2017 10:21
Last Modified: 14 Feb 2017 10:21

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