pododermatitis

pododermatitis

inflammation of that portion of the skin which continues downward within the horny structure of the hoof. Most common use is with reference to cattle where it is used synonymously with footrot, but also used increasingly to describe dermatitis or pyoderma of the feet in dogs.

pododermatitis circumscripta
bruising and necrosis of the sole in the angle between the bar and the wall of the hoof in horses. See also corn (2).
demodectic pododermatitis
plasma cell pododermatitis
see plasma cell pododermatitis.
suppurative pododermatitis
underrun sole with pus formation.
ulcerative pododermatitis
a disease of rabbits, guinea pigs and other caged small mammals, caused by pressure from a cage floor on the backs of the metatarsal bones; it may progress to arthritis. Staphylococcus aureus is most commonly recovered. Called also sore hocks in rabbits, and bumblefoot in guinea pigs.
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1,10-12) Diseases of whooping cranes are well documented, and include campylobacteriosis, salmonellosis, colibacillosis, mycobacteriosis, aspergillosis, viral encephalitis, coccidiosis, trauma, pododermatitis, osteomyelitis, developmental limb abnormalities, degenerative musculoskeletal disease, exertional myopathy, egg binding and yolk coelomitis, and lead and zinc toxicosis, among others.
Answer: Without seeing your bunny it is not possible to make a diagnosis but the symptoms that you have described are suggestive of pododermatitis (sore hock or bumblefoot) which commonly occurs in rabbits, guinea pigs and other caged pets.
Biopsy specimens were obtained from the head, ears, and paws, and analysis of these samples supported a diagnosis of mural folliculitis and mild plasma cell pododermatitis.
Bumblefoot: A quick flick through a dictionary will give you slang for ulcerative pododermatitis, an infection found on the feet of birds of prey and rodents.
are the main bacterial pathogens for foot rot, or infectious pododermatitis.
First of all you should take your rat to your vet to see if it actually has bumblefoot, or pododermatitis, as there are other conditions which can affect a rat's legs.
In fact, studies have also concluded that severe arthritis and/or pododermatitis is a significant cause of euthanasia in captive elephants.
Infections of the bone marrow with staphylococci are most commonly identified secondary to open fractures, pododermatitis, and penetrating wounds, (15) none of which could be identified in this case.
There is a bacterial infection that can lead to a condition known as pododermatitis, which has a musty smell - similar to the odour of a discarded football boot or tennis shoe.
Both birds had a history of a maxillary debeaking procedure, obesity, bilateral pododermatitis, and diffuse, poor feather quality.
Guinea pigs can get a condition called pododermatitis, a swelling and ulceration of the footpad.