Dog diseases

2017-07-28T22:53:07+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Osteochondritis dissecans, Ectropion, Legg–Calvé–Perthes disease, Exophthalmos, Demodicosis, Distichia, Ectopia lentis, Pseudorabies, Persistent pupillary membrane, Leptospirosis, Hyperthyroidism, Trichiasis, Entropion, Toxocariasis, Hyperesthesia, Canine transmissible venereal tumor, Thelaziasis, Dry eye syndrome, Hookworm infection, Gingival enlargement, Osteosarcoma, Echinococcosis, Pica (disorder), Fibrosarcoma, Canine distemper, Infectious canine hepatitis, Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency, Neospora caninum, Luxating patella, Lymphangiectasia, Canine herpesvirus, Zygomycosis, Asteroid hyalosis, Brucella canis, Perianal gland tumor, Perineal hernia, Cheyletiella yasguri, Brucellosis, Hemangiosarcoma, Toxocara canis, Malignant histiocytosis, Pyometra, Kennel cough, Rangelia, Hepatic microvascular dysplasia, Mastocytoma, Protothecosis, Mange, Canine parvovirus, Lick granuloma, Canine hepacivirus, Demodex injai, Gastric dilatation volvulus flashcards Dog diseases
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  • Osteochondritis dissecans
    Osteochondritis dissecans (OCD or OD) is a joint disorder in which cracks form in the articular cartilage and the underlying subchondral bone.
  • Ectropion
    Ectropion is a medical condition in which the lower eyelid turns outwards.
  • Legg–Calvé–Perthes disease
    Legg–Calvé–Perthes disease (LCPD) is a childhood hip disorder initiated by a disruption of blood flow to the ball of the femur called the femoral head.
  • Exophthalmos
    Exophthalmos (also called exophthalmus, exophthalmia, proptosis, or exorbitism) is a bulging of the eye anteriorly out of the orbit.
  • Demodicosis
    Demodicosis, also called demodectic mange or red mange, is caused by a sensitivity to and overpopulation of Demodex canis as the animal's immune system is unable to keep the mites under control.
  • Distichia
    A distichia is an eyelash that arises from an abnormal spot on the eyelid.
  • Ectopia lentis
    Ectopia lentis is a displacement or malposition of the eye's crystalline lens from its normal location.
  • Pseudorabies
    Aujeszky's disease, in the USA usually called pseudorabies, is a viral disease in swine that has been endemic in most parts of the world.
  • Persistent pupillary membrane
    Persistent pupillary membrane (PPM) is a condition of the eye involving remnants of a fetal membrane that persist as strands of tissue crossing the pupil.
  • Leptospirosis
    Leptospirosis is an infection caused by corkscrew-shaped bacteria called Leptospira.
  • Hyperthyroidism
    Hyperthyroidism is the condition that occurs due to excessive production of thyroid hormone by the thyroid gland.
  • Trichiasis
    Trichiasis is a medical term for abnormally positioned eyelashes that grow back toward the eye, touching the cornea or conjunctiva.
  • Entropion
    Entropion is a medical condition in which the eyelid (usually the lower lid) folds inward.
  • Toxocariasis
    Toxocariasis is an illness of humans caused by larvae (immature worms) of either the dog roundworm (Toxocara canis), the cat roundworm (Toxocara cati) or the fox roundworm (Toxocara canis).
  • Hyperesthesia
    Hyperesthesia (or hyperaesthesia) is a condition that involves an abnormal increase in sensitivity to stimuli of the sense.
  • Canine transmissible venereal tumor
    Canine transmissible venereal tumors (CTVTs), also called transmissible venereal tumors (TVTs), canine transmissible venereal sarcoma (CTVS), sticker tumors and infectious sarcoma is a histiocytic tumor of the external genitalia of the dog and other canines, and is transmitted from animal to animal during mating.
  • Thelaziasis
    Thelaziasis (occasionally spelled "thelaziosis") is the term for infestation with parasitic nematodes of the genus Thelazia.
  • Dry eye syndrome
    Dry eye syndrome (DES), also known as keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS), is the condition of having dry eyes.
  • Hookworm infection
    Hookworm infection, also known as hookworm disease, is an infection by a parasitic bloodsucking roundworm.
  • Gingival enlargement
    Gingival enlargement, (also termed gingival overgrowth, hypertrophic gingivitis, gingival hyperplasia, or gingival hypertrophy, and sometimes abbreviated to GO), is an increase in the size of the gingiva (gums).
  • Osteosarcoma
    An osteosarcoma is a cancerous tumor in a bone.
  • Echinococcosis
    Echinococcosis, also called hydatid disease, hydatidosis, or echinococcal disease, is a parasitic disease of tapeworms of the Echinococcus type.
  • Pica (disorder)
    Pica is characterized by an appetite for substances that are largely non-nutritive, such as ice (pagophagia); hair (trichophagia); paper (papyrophagia); drywall or paint; metal (metallophagia); stones (lithophagia) or earth (geophagia); glass (hyalophagia); or feces (coprophagia); and chalk.
  • Fibrosarcoma
    Fibrosarcoma (fibroblastic sarcoma) is a malignant mesenchymal tumour derived from fibrous connective tissue and characterized by the presence of immature proliferating fibroblasts or undifferentiated anaplastic spindle cells in a storiform pattern.
  • Canine distemper
    Canine distemper (sometimes termed hardpad disease in canine) is a viral disease that affects a wide variety of animal families, including domestic and wild species of dogs, coyotes, foxes, pandas, wolves, ferrets, skunks, raccoons, and large cats, as well as pinnipeds, some primates, and a variety of other species.
  • Infectious canine hepatitis
    Infectious canine hepatitis is an acute liver infection in dogs caused by canine adenovirus type-1 (CAV-1).
  • Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency
    Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI) is the inability to properly digest food due to a lack of digestive enzymes made by the pancreas.
  • Neospora caninum
    Neospora caninum is a coccidian parasite that was identified as a species in 1988.
  • Luxating patella
    Luxating patella (or trick knee, subluxation of patella, floating patella, or floating kneecap) is a condition in which the patella, or kneecap, dislocates or moves out of its normal location.
  • Lymphangiectasia
    Lymphangiectasia is a pathologic dilation of lymph vessels.
  • Canine herpesvirus
    Canine herpesvirus (CHV) is a virus of the family Herpesviridae which most importantly causes a fatal hemorrhagic disease in puppies (and in wild Canidae) less than two to three weeks old.
  • Zygomycosis
    Zygomycosis is the broadest term to refer to infections caused by bread mold fungi of the zygomycota phylum.
  • Asteroid hyalosis
    Asteroid hyalosis is a degenerative condition of the eye involving small white opacities in the vitreous humor.
  • Brucella canis
    Brucella canis is a gram-negative proteobacterium in the family Brucellaceae that causes brucellosis in dogs and other canids.
  • Perianal gland tumor
    A perianal gland tumor is a type of tumor found near the anus in dogs that arises from specialized glandular tissue found in the perineum.
  • Perineal hernia
    Perineal hernia is a hernia involving the perineum (pelvic floor).
  • Cheyletiella yasguri
    Cheyletiella yasguri is a species of mites from the genus Cheyletiella popularly known as "walking dandruff" and one of the many ectoparasites that targets domestic dogs.
  • Brucellosis
    Brucellosis is a highly contagious zoonosis caused by ingestion of unpasteurized milk or undercooked meat from infected animals, or close contact with their secretions.
  • Hemangiosarcoma
    Hemangiosarcoma is a rapidly growing, highly invasive variety of cancer, occurring almost exclusively in dogs and rarely in cats.
  • Toxocara canis
    Toxocara canis (also known as dog roundworm) is worldwide-distributed helminth parasite of dogs and other canids.
  • Malignant histiocytosis
    Malignant histiocytosis (also known as "Histiocytic medullary reticulosis") is a rare hereditary disease found in the Bernese Mountain Dog and humans, characterized by histiocytic infiltration of the lungs and lymph nodes.
  • Pyometra
    Pyometra or pyometrea is a uterine infection.
  • Kennel cough
    Kennel cough (also known as canine infectious tracheobronchitis) is an upper respiratory infection affecting dogs.
  • Rangelia
    Rangelia is a genus of parasitic protozoa of the phylum Apicomplexia.
  • Hepatic microvascular dysplasia
    Hepatic microvascular dysplasia (HMD or MVD) or Portal Atresia is a disorder where mixing of venous blood and arterial blood in the liver occurs at the microscopic level.
  • Mastocytoma
    A mastocytoma or mast cell tumor is a type of round-cell tumor consisting of mast cells.
  • Protothecosis
    Protothecosis is a disease found in dogs, cats, cattle, and humans caused by a type of green alga known as Prototheca that lacks chlorophyll.
  • Mange
    Mange /ˈmeɪndʒ/ is a class of skin diseases caused by parasitic mites.
  • Canine parvovirus
    Canine parvovirus type 2 (CPV2, colloquially parvo) is a contagious virus mainly affecting dogs, and thought to originate in cats.
  • Lick granuloma
    A lick granuloma, also known as acral lick dermatitis, is a skin disorder in dogs.
  • Canine hepacivirus
    Canine hepacivirus is a single strand RNA virus of the genus Hepacivirus.
  • Demodex injai
    Demodex injai is a hair follicle mite in the domestic dog.
  • Gastric dilatation volvulus
    Gastric dilatation volvulus (also known as twisted stomach, gastric torsion and GDV) is a medical condition in which the stomach becomes overstretched and rotated by excessive gas content.