A case report of notoedric mange infestation in a 3-month-old pointer

Document Type: Scientific report

Authors

1 Department of Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

2 Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

3 Department of Pathobiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

Abstract

A 3-month-old short haired pointer with crusty local alopecia around the eyes was presented to Small
Animal Hospital of Tehran University. Scraping and biopsy were obtained from lesions of affected area.
Notoedres sp. was diagnosed in skin scraping by parasitologic examination. Furthermore, histopathology of
lesions demonstrated moderate hyperplastic epidermis, parakeratosis and acanthosis.

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