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
There were two cases of ulcerative 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.