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Ventral Midline (Belly) Dermatitis and Onchocerciasis in Horses
Skin irritation along the belly and ventral midline is a common event in horses and has two common causes: Onchocerca infection hypersensitivity and fly bite irritation. Onchocerca is a common parasite of horses and used to be a common cause of skin irritation and bumps in horses. This article deals with the differential diagnosis of these two conditions and the treatment and prevention of ventral midline dermatitis.
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~Last Updated: April 17, 2011;
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