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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: Equine pastern vasculitis is an uncommon disorder in horses. Underlying causes are difficult to assess, especially bacterial infections. Clinical summary: A 13-year-old French saddle gelding horse presented for evaluation of a six weeks history of pastern dermatitis. Histopathological...

Author(s)
Panzuti, P.; Ferrer, G. R.; Mosca, M.; Pin, D.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Dermatology, 2020, 31, 3, pp 247-e55
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

Chronic pastern dermatitis predominantly affects draft horses, and this condition is characterized by hyperkeratotic-hyperplastic dermal alterations. Chronic pastern dermatitis resembles the acral-hemorrhagic phenotype of Darier-White disease in humans. The ATP2A2 gene has been shown to be...

Author(s)
Mömke, S.; Distl, O.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Heredity, 2007, 98, 3, pp 267-271
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
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

This retrospective study summarizes the diagnostics and treatment of 66 horses presented with an acutely swollen limb in the University of Helsinki Veterinary Teaching Hospital between July 2010 and July 2014. In most horses only one hind limb was swollen (n=50). Common signs were painful swelling...

Author(s)
Koskenranta, E.; Mykkänen, A.; Määttä, M.; Kareinen, N.; Rantala, M.; Tulamo, R. M.
Publisher
Suomen Eläinlääkäriliitto, Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Suomen Eläinlääkärilehti, 2020, 126, 1, pp 14-22

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