Thrombosis of Posterior Vena Cava of a Bovine
A 5-year-old Hereford cow was admitted to Stange Memorial Clinic for treatment Nov. 13, 1954. The history stated that the animal had a severe epistaxis from the right nostril which was believed to have come from the nasal cavity or sinus. Examination of the animal revealed the following: Temperature 100.8, extreme depression, anorexia, dyspnea, forced expiration and rales over the thorax. A blood sample showed the following: hemoglobin, 42 percent; total red blood cells, 4,865,000 total white blood cells, 17,000; stabs, 6,400; segments, 6,300; and lymphocytes 4,100.