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Previous reports on skeletal pathology in captive snakes did not clarify the relationship of lesions to captive or free-ranging status. In this study, post-cranial skeletons from 7,950 captive and free-ranging snakes in nine of the major North American collections were examined macroscopically,...

Author(s)
Rothschild, B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Comparative Pathology, 2021, 183, pp 39-44
Abstract

An adult female gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus) was presented with a right-wing droop and weight loss. Radiographic images revealed osteolysis and osseous proliferation of the right shoulder and the mobile vertebra between the notarium and synsacrum. The tentative diagnosis was vertebral osteomyelitis ...

Author(s)
Baron, H. R.; Phalen, D. N.; Silvanose, C. D.; Binoy, A.; Azmanis, P. N.
Publisher
Association of Avian Veterinarians, Teaneck, USA
Citation
Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery, 2019, 33, 4, pp 406-412
Abstract

Musculoskeletal disorders are a common cause for presentation of reptiles and amphibians to the veterinarian. A clinical approach to orthopedic cases starts with a thorough history and review of husbandry, and identification of any underlying or concomitant disease. Medical management is indicated...

Author(s)
DiGeronimo, P. M.; Brandão, J.
Publisher
Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice, 2019, 22, 2, pp 285-300
Abstract

A 6-year-old male leopard gecko (Eublepharis macularius) was presented with a 2-year history of recurrent dysecdysis involving the ocular surface of both eyes. Ophthalmic examination revealed ocular surface desiccation and multifocal superficial ulcerative keratitis with patchy remnants of retained ...

Author(s)
Munevar, C.; Moore, B. A.; Gleeson, M. D.; Ozawa, S. M.; Murphy, C. J.; Paul-Murphy, J. R.; Leonard, B. C.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Veterinary Ophthalmology, 2019, 22, 6, pp 928-932
Abstract

CASE DESCRIPTION: A 1-year-old reticulated python (Python reticulatus) was evaluated because of a 2-week history of wheezing and hissing. CLINICAL FINDINGS: Rostral facial cellulitis and deep gingival pockets associated with missing rostral maxillary teeth were evident. Tissues of the nares were...

Author(s)
Latney, L. V.; McDermott, C.; Scott, G.; Soltero-Rivera, M. M.; Beguesse, K.; Sánchez, M. D.; Lewis, J. R.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2016, 248, 9, pp 1027-1033
Abstract

A 5-year-old savannah monitor (Varanus exanthematicus) was presented for left-sided facial swelling. Examination revealed left hemi-maxilla and eyelid swelling causing caudoventral displacement of the left eye. Computed tomography (CT) of the head was conducted prior to surgical exploration,...

Author(s)
Barboza, T.; Beaufrère, H.; Chalmers, H.
Publisher
Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians, Chester Heights, USA
Citation
Journal of Herpetological Medicine and Surgery, 2018, 28, 1/2, pp 29-33
AbstractFull Text

Carapace and plastron injuries are common in chelonian medicine and are often associated with an infectious process. This paper reports a case of osteomyelitis in Kinosternon scorpioides, as well as the surgical clinical treatment adopted. A specimen of K. scorpioides was attended at the Veterinary ...

Author(s)
Guimarães, C. D. de O.; Almeida, J. C. F. de; Leão, A. P.; Santiago, H. R. V.; Silva, A. do S. L. da; Sá, A. L. A. de; David, M. B. M.; Palha, M. das D. C.; Moreira, L. F. M.
Publisher
Pubvet, Maringá, Brazil
Citation
PUBVET, 2018, 12, 2, pp 1-5
Abstract

Bacterial bone infections have been occasionally reported in wild sea turtles. This study reports on a sub-adult Caretta caretta affected by Aeromonas hydrophila osteomyelitis, with extensive involvement of cranial and caudal flippers. The turtle was severely debilitated, had limited flipper...

Author(s)
Pace, A.; Meomartino, L.; Affuso, A.; Mennonna, G.; Hochscheid, S.; Dipineto, L.
Publisher
Inter-Research Science Center, Oldendorf, Germany
Citation
Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 2018, 132, 1, pp 79-84
AbstractFull Text

The clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment of radio-ulnar osteomyelitis of the right forelimb in a 4-month-old bearded dragon (Pogona vitticeps) in Italy [date not given] are described.

Author(s)
Ciraci, I. A.; Bert, E.
Publisher
Edizioni SCIVAC, Cremona, Italy
Citation
Veterinaria (Cremona), 2019, 33, 4, pp 211-213
Abstract

Paravertebral osseous masses in reptiles have been attributed to Paget's disease on the basis of histology. Histologically recognized mosaic architecture and cement lines, however, lack specificity. A Varanus dorianus with this condition was subjected to standard and computerized tomography....

Author(s)
Rothschild, B. M.
Publisher
American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, Pomona, USA
Citation
Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 2014, 45, 1, pp 47-52

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