demodectic

demodectic

 [dem″o-dek´tik]
pertaining to or caused by Demodex.

demodectic

(dĕm-ō-dĕk′tĭk)
Concerning or caused by the mite Demodex.
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She was diagnosed with a very severe case of untreated demodectic mange - meaning her skin was extremely itchy and covered in sores.
It also kills the mite responsible for demodectic mange, though it has not yet received FDA approval for this use.
Among all ectoparasitic infestations, demodectic mange is most persistent and problematic skin disease in canines.
There are a few things that may be at the heart of the problem, including multiple puncture wounds, interdigital cysts, Demodectic mange, allergies and/or hypothyroidism.
Lick granulomas often begin as the dog's attempt to relieve itchiness or pain caused by atopy (an allergic reaction), demodectic mange or bacterial or fungal infections, but licking can also become an obsession.
In reality, fleas are merely troublesome, while ticks, lungworm, lice and sarcoptic and demodectic mange can be much more of a threat.
Question: My dog has recently been diagnosed as having demodectic mange and is undergoing treatment.
It's a good thing demodectic mange is rare in cats because convenient treatments are not yet available.
Investigations of pathogenesis of cattle demodicosis: sites of predilection, habitat and dynamics of demodectic nodules.
Flaky', as he was called by staff at RSPCA Bradford and District branch animal centre, was suffering from demodectic mange, a skin disease caused by mites and also had overgrown nails when he was handed into police in Leeds last May.
The RSPCA diagnosed demodectic mange - a skin disease caused by a mite on young dogs which causes all their hair to fall out - and started him on the road to recovery.
Sarcoptic (fox) or demodectic mange makes dogs very itchy.