Akabane virus disease

Akabane virus disease
the symptom complex seen in fetal sheep or calves after their mothers have been bitten by insects and infected with the Akabane virus; fetuses have encephalomyelitis or defective brains (sometimes hydranencephaly) and arthrogryposis. See also congenital articular rigidity, under rigidity.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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