malignant edema


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malignant edema

Rapid destruction of tissue by cutaneous or subcutaneous infections, such as anthrax or clostridial species.
See also: edema
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The absence of a booster is a common procedure in Brazilian farms and can severely affect the protection of these animals against blackleg and malignant edema. In the present study, this incorrect vaccination protocol was reported in two outbreaks where 8 and 14 animals were affected by C.
H1N1 encephalitis with malignant edema and review of neurologic complications from influenza.
Clinical symptoms (malignant edema) and history of indirect contact with carcasses of wildlife in a disease-endemic area suggested anthrax.

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