Infection of small ruminants and, rarely, humans with larvae of the fly Oestrus ovis.
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Los resultados obtenidos evidencian la posibilidad de emplear la tecnica de craneotomia rostrotentorial para el alivio de los signos clinicos en animales aquejados por enfermedades a nivel encefalico, tales como neoplasias, edema y hematomas cerebrales, asi como coenurosis u oestrosis, en animales de alto valor genetico.
The nasal bot fly, Oestrus ovis are well-known parasites in nasal cavities and frontal sinuses, sometimes also in maxillary sinuses of domestic sheep, goats and some wild ruminants worldwide causing the clinical picture known as oestrosis or nasal myiasis (Soulsby, 1992; Sharma et al.
Involvement of brain may produce nervous symptoms like 'gid' caused by Coenurus cerebralis and thus oestrosis is also referred as 'false gid' (Soulsby, 1992; Sharma et al.
The pathogenesis of oestrosis is related to traumatic effects caused by cuticular spines and oral hooks during larval migration, but is mainly caused by molecules secreted and excreted by larvae that induce hypersensitivity immune reaction.
Dorchies, "Epidemiology of ovine oestrosis (Oestrus ovis Linne 1761, Diptera: Oestridae) in Sicily," Veterinary Parasitology, vol.
Ercolani, "Ovine oestrosis in Tuscany," Annali della Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria di Pisa, vol.
Genchi, "Sheep oestrosis (Oestrus ovis Linnee 1761, Diptera: Oestridae) in Sardinia, Italy," Veterinary Parasitology, vol.
The transmitted zoonosis in this case was oestrosis, a benign condition that can sometimes progress to blindness if untreated.
En el ovino, las alteraciones neurologicas mas comunes son la toxemia de la gestacion y la coenurosis (Hindson y Winter, 2002); sin embargo, hay diversas alteraciones neurologicas que son causadas por enfermedades metabolicas como la hipomagnesemia, exotoxinas bacterianas como el tetano, enfermedades parasitarias como oestrosis (Suarez et al.
The diagnosis of oestrosis is usually made by direct visualization of the larvae, since the most frequent symptoms are pharyngeal myiasis and ophthalmomyiasis.
To our knowledge, this is the first case of human oestrosis on the Canary Islands, as well as the first human case described with eosinophilia.