Cutaneos and osseous sporotrichosis in dog
Keywords:Sporotrichosis, Dog, Bone, Itraconazole
AbstractThe sporotrichosis is a subcutaneous mycosis caused by dimorphic fungus Sporothrix schenckii. This article describes the first cutaneous and osseous sporotrichosis case in canine in the Pelotas city, Rio Grande do Sul. The animal presented crusts and ulcerated lesions, approximately the three years in the nasal plan and right hind-foot, dispneic and apathy. Mycological, histopathological, radiological and hematological diagnosis was realized. The animal was treated by three months with itraconazole, administered orally at a dosage of 10mg/kg, until lesions disappeared. This study alert small animals clinicians for the occurrence of this mycosis in dogs in the region of Pelotas, RS.
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Madrid, I. M., Xavier, M. O., Mattei, A. S., Carapeto, L. P., Antunes, T. de Ávila, Santos Júnior, R., Nobre, M. de O., & Meireles, M. C. A. (2007). Cutaneos and osseous sporotrichosis in dog. Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Research and Animal Science, 44(6), 441-443. https://doi.org/10.11606/issn.1678-4456.bjvras.2007.26610
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