Tag: cutaneous fibromas

What are those dark growths on that deer?

The growths in the image above appear to be cutaneous fibromas. What causes cutaneous fibromas? Cutaneous fibromas are wart-like, hairless tumors caused by a virus. The virus, which is species specific, poses no known threat to humans.  In deer the viruses that cause fibromas are probably… Continue Reading “What are those dark growths on that deer?”