Signalment:Five Lionhead rabbits ranging in age from 9 months to 3 years old were received from a rabbit rescue.
History:The submitted rabbits exhibited variation in clinical signs, ranging from no clinical signs to lethargy and difficulty breathing.
Gross Lesions:Grossly, all five rabbits had appropriate subcutaneous and visceral adipose stores. Only one of the five had blood on the pelage. Four of the five rabbits had reddening of the tracheal lining and two had serosanguineous thoracic effusion. All submitted rabbits had lungs that were mottled red to dark red. Three animals had livers that were multifocally pale tan and one with military red pinpoint foci throughout.