epizootic lymphangitis

epizootic lymphangitis
epizootic lymphangitis n a chronic contagious inflammation that affects chiefly the superficial lymphatics and lymph nodes of horses, mules, and donkeys, that is characterized by enlargement and thickening of the vessels and softening and purulent ulceration of the nodes, and that is caused by an imperfect fungus of the genus Histoplasma (H. farciminosum) called also Japanese glanders, lymphangitis epizootica

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lymphangitis epizootica a chronic contagious disease of horses, resembling glanders but caused by the yeast fungus Histoplasma farciminosum; characteristics include purulent inflammation of subcutaneous lymphatic vessels and regional lymph glands, which form cutaneous ulcers that may take a year to heal. Called also pseudofarcy, pseudoglanders, African glanders, Japanese farcy or glanders, and Neapolitan farcy.

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