A Case Report of Hepatic Lipidosis (HL) in Common Myna (Acridotheres tristis) Fed by High Caloric Broiler Diet in Iran


Hepatic lipidosis (HL) is common in birds fed all seed, high caloric or high-fat diets, especially psittacine birds. The most common cause of avian HL is obesity related to over feeding. This case report describes the clinical and pathological features of 10 Common Myna (Acridotheres tristis) fed by commercial broiler diet and were presented for depression and anorexia, with severe hepatopathy associated hepatic lipidosis (HL). The patients died 4 days after presentation, and severe hepatomegaly was observed at necropsy. Based on histopathological findings, the acute hepatic lipidosis (HL) was found.

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Hedayati, M. , Bashi, M. and Peighambari, S. (2014) A Case Report of Hepatic Lipidosis (HL) in Common Myna (Acridotheres tristis) Fed by High Caloric Broiler Diet in Iran. Open Access Library Journal, 1, 1-5. doi: 10.4236/oalib.1100476.

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