Hemorrhage in the Purkinje cells of the cerebellum (top), prevents the chick from maintaining a normal posture (bottom).  This problem can be prevented by vitamin E or antioxidants but not by supplementation with selenium.

Nutritional encephalomalacia in a chick

Credit: AIN

Digital Credit: Irving Minott

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Description: Hemorrhage in the Purkinje cells of the cerebellum (top), prevents the chick from maintaining a normal posture (bottom). This problem can be prevented by vitamin E or antioxidants but not by supplementation with selenium.

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