View Full Version : Hyperplasia in Koi - my presentation in Phoenix

06-26-2007, 11:27 AM
Thanks to Cathy for allowing me to use her pics and to David Jones for helping me set it up.

One of the most interesting things I found with this presentation is Dr. Lawler induced lymphocystis and ended up with similiar warts on his hands. Further proof to wear gloves.

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06-26-2007, 11:29 AM

Did you get any interesting feedback? Had anyone seen growths like this before?

06-26-2007, 11:33 AM
none, 2 vets there but Dr. Lawler is a great resource. I forwarded him this picture in addition and my presentation. He seems to think these gills cysts are fresh mussel larvae.

He's also forwarding me info on another pond owner with koi tumors. This stuff interests me.

06-26-2007, 12:36 PM
I've seen lots of Lymphocystis in marines, it's quite common and I've seen a few good tumors on fresh, but I ain't never seen anything like that:eek1:

Who would want to sit by a nice relaxing pond with a nice Cab and see that swimming by:no:

Good presentation Cindy

06-26-2007, 01:18 PM
We get attached to our fish and I want to help these koi so any input? I'd love to have a small piece to look and slice for biopsy.

I'm hoping to hear that the acriflavine helps or maybe removal of anything that these koi are bumping against, similiar growth like a callus.

06-26-2007, 01:30 PM
Cindy I seen lots of calluses over the years in aquarium fish, from rubbing against the glass. 90% of the time they usually fornm on the lower lip.

Lymphocystis usually form on edges, like fin edges such as the presentation fish, lips, gill plate edges, not on the head of the fish from what I've ever seen.

As I said before and the 2 Vets said...we've never seenything like that....that's why i think that you're dealing with tumors and I doubt that the Acriflavine will have any affect.


06-26-2007, 01:35 PM
Just kinda amazed that the first one fell off and left good skin course if its viral or in the blood, it comes back and did.

06-27-2007, 02:47 PM
Cindy and all the presenters did an excellent job ...I took a picture when David first got up there to introduce them and then became so involved in their presentations I actually didn't take one picture during their speeches.....and trust me everyone was tired of me always snapping the camera cause I took plenty...I was so mad at myself afterwards!...I'm uploading all the others for later but Cindy did an awesome job on her speech...it was so interesting....they all were! :cheer: :cheer: :cheer: :clap: :clap: :clap:

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