Mesothelioma in a chicken. Although
the lesion mimics peritonitis, it is, in fact, a neoplastic growth of
the cells of the serosal peritoneal lining and is frequently associated
with avian leukosis. Note the hypertrophy and nodular appearance of the
liver, a result of leukosis.
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