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Epitheliogenesis Imperfecta, Imperfect skin

The piglet is born devoid of areas of skin. It usually occurs on legs or flanks.


Sows, Weaners & Growers
  • N/A
  • Born devoid of areas of skin.

Causes / Contributing factors

  • A developmental abnormality.


This is based on the clinical signs.

Further Reading

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