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Background: Dermatophilus congolensis is a facultative anaerobic actinomycete that causes papular to exudative dermatitis with crusting in horses. This organism is frequently implicated as a cause of pastern dermatitis, but few data are available validating the organism's association with this...

Author(s)
Aufox, E. E.; Frank, L. A.; May, E. R.; Kania, S. A.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Dermatology, 2018, 29, 5, pp 435-e144
Abstract

Chorioptes bovis infestation is a common cause of pastern dermatitis in the horse, with a predilection in draft horses and other horses with thick hair 'feathers' on the distal limbs. The treatment of this superficial mite is challenging; treatment failure and relapse are common. Furthermore, C....

Author(s)
Rüfenacht, S.; Roosje, P. J.; Sager, H.; Doherr, M. G.; Straub, R.; Goldinger-Müller, P.; Gerber, V.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Dermatology, 2011, 22, 1, pp 17-23
Abstract

The skin of the feet of 37 heavy draught horses of different breeds showing verrucous pastern dermatitis was examined clinically. Included were the degree of severity of the disease and the prevalence of anatomically normal structures associated with the skin: fetlock tufts of hair (feathering),...

Author(s)
Geburek, F.; Deegen, E.; Hewicker-Trautwein, M.; Ohnesorge, B.
Publisher
Verlag M. & H. Schaper, Alfeld (Leine), Germany
Citation
Deutsche Tierärztliche Wochenschrift, 2005, 112, 7, pp 243-251
Abstract

Verrucous pastern dermatitis is a chronic hyperplastic dermatopathy of the feet of horses which is characterized by a greasy, odorous coating of the skin and, in advanced stages, by clearly demarcated calluses and wart-like proliferations. The disease occurs almost exclusively in cold-blooded and...

Author(s)
Geburek, F.; Deegen, E.; Hewicker-Trautwein, M.; Ohnesorge, B.
Publisher
Verlag M. & H. Schaper, Alfeld (Leine), Germany
Citation
Deutsche Tierärztliche Wochenschrift, 2005, 112, 6, pp 211-214
Abstract

To investigate Dermatophilus congolensis infection in cattle, sheep and horses suffering from exudative dermatitis with trials for treatment. Thick scabs and skin scrapings were obtained from 17 beef cattle, 13 sheep and 8 horses. Bacteriological examination revealed D. congolensis infection with...

Author(s)
Awad, W. S.; Nadra-Elwgoud, M. I. A.; El-Sayed, A. A.
Publisher
INSInet Publications, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
Journal of Applied Sciences Research, 2008, No.April, pp 367-374
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Skin conditions.

This chapter covers the diverse skin conditions observed in working horses. Aids to diagnosis of skin diseases in the horse are given. Focus is given on mange mites, lice, ticks, other skin parasites, flying insects, urticarial reaction, eosinophilic granulomata, viral skin conditions, bacterial...

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936556)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

In studies of 927 cattle, 44 horses, 184 sheep and 64 goats in all areas of St. Lucia in the wet season of 1987 for the presence of exudative dermatitis, scab material was collected to confirm Dermatophilus congolensis infection. 39 cattle, 7 sheep, 6 goats and 5 horses were positive. The disease...

Author(s)
Morrow, A. N.; Compton, E. A. E.
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Medicine. Series B, 1991, 38, 8, pp 635-638

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