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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
AbstractFull Text

Equine pastern dermatitis (EPD), also known as grease, scratches or mud fever, represents variety of skin inflammatory conditions of the pastern region, all classified under this term. Therefore, it is rather considered a specific syndrome than a single disease diagnosis, with three main forms...

Author(s)
Maksimović, A.; Bećirević, A. Š. R.; Šatrović, E.; Zahirović, A.
Publisher
Veterinarski Fakultet Univerziteta u Sarajevu, Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina
Citation
Veterinaria (Sarajevo), 2019, 68, 2, pp 87-89
Abstract

Aetiopathogenesis, clinical signs, and therapy of dermatophilosis in horses are described. The causal agent of this crusting dermatitis is a Gram positive microorganism Dermatophilus congolensis. The disease develops in chronically irritated and moistured skin. There are two different seasonal...

Author(s)
Jahn, P.
Publisher
Profi Press, s.r.o., Praha 5, Czech Republic
Citation
Veterinářství, 2011, 61, 6, pp 311-313
Abstract

In the last 30 years the amount of white markings in the population of Franches-Montagnes horses (FM) has more than doubled which has led to some controversy, particularly in respect to the health of the horses. The objective of this study was to investigate if the coat colour and white markings...

Author(s)
Federici, M.; Gerber, V.; Doherr, M. G.; Klopfenstein, S.; Burger, D.
Publisher
Gesellschaft Schweizer Tierärztinnen und Tierärzte GST, Bern, Switzerland
Citation
SAT, Schweizer Archiv für Tierheilkunde, 2015, 157, 7, pp 391-398
Abstract

Background: Dermatophilus congolensis causes a crusting dermatitis that affects horses. Diagnosis requires the identification of the organism with cytological evaluation of crust samples. This method can lack sensitivity in chronic cases. Hypothesis/Objectives: To develop a probe-based real time...

Author(s)
Frank, L. A.; Kania, S. A.; Weyant, E.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Dermatology, 2016, 27, 5, pp e112
Abstract

Pastern dermatitis represents, from Late Antiquity up until the present day, an unpleasant and serious equine disease where effective treatment is still a challenge. This paper explains the background of the disease, its clinical classification and symptoms, and the anamnestic and diagnostic...

Author(s)
Gerdes, A.
Publisher
Sonntag Verlag GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Zeitschrift für Ganzheitliche Tiermedizin, 2019, 33, 1, pp 21-27
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Clinical approach to pastern dermatitis.

This chapter describes the aetiology, risk factors, clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment of pastern dermatitis in horses.

Author(s)
Marsella, R.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395085)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Mechanic natural skin lesions in horses caused by thorns of Mimosa spp. are described. Between the three plant species identified as responsible for the lesions, Mimosa setosa was present in greater quantity (80%) in the pasture, whilst M. debilis and M. pudica existed in lower proportion. Three...

Author(s)
Caldas, S. A.; Cid, G. C.; Nogueira, V. A.; França, T. N.; Graça, F. A. S.; Dutra, G. A.; Jacob, J. C. F.; Peixoto, P. V.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2016, 36, 10, pp 979-985
Abstract

A pregnant quarterhorse mare became acutely lame as a result of severe swelling of its right hind leg, thought to have been caused by a fracture or a muscle tear. Diagnostic procedures ruled out a traumatic musculoskeletal cause and a physical examination revealed chronic pastern dermatitis...

Author(s)
Risberg, Å. I.; Webb, C. B.; Cooley, A. J.; Peek, S. F.; Darien, B. J.
Publisher
British Veterinary Association, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2005, 156, 23, pp 740-743
Abstract

Equine Pastern Dermatitis (EPD) is not a single disease, but a cutaneous reaction pattern of the horse. EPD should be considered a syndrome, rather than a diagnosis. Uncovering the underlying etiology prior to treatment is key to minimizing treatment failures and frustration. To achieve a positive...

Author(s)
Yu, A. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., New York, USA
Citation
Veterinary Clinics of North America, Equine Practice, 2013, 29, 3, pp 577-588

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