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mange

 (mānj)
n.
Any of several contagious skin diseases of mammals caused by parasitic mites and characterized by skin lesions, itching, and loss of hair.

[Middle English manjeue, from Old French manjue, from mangier, to eat; see manger.]

mange

(meɪndʒ)
n
(Veterinary Science) an infectious disorder mainly affecting domestic animals, characterized by itching, formation of papules and vesicles, and loss of hair: caused by parasitic mites
[C14: from Old French mangeue itch, literally: eating, from mangier to eat]

mange

(meɪndʒ)

n.
any of various skin diseases caused by parasitic mites, affecting animals and sometimes humans and characterized by loss of hair and scabby eruptions.
[1530–40; < Middle French mangeue itch, n. derivative of mangier to eat; see manger]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mange - a persistent and contagious disease of the skin causing inflammation and itching and loss of hairmange - a persistent and contagious disease of the skin causing inflammation and itching and loss of hair; affects domestic animals (and sometimes people)
animal disease - a disease that typically does not affect human beings
Translations
kapisyyhy

mange

[meɪndʒ] Nsarna f

mange

nRäude f; (of man)Krätze f
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She was taken straight to Jacqui Paterson's vets at Preston Farm, where she was diagnosed with a very severe case of untreated demodectic mange - meaning her skin is extremely itchy and covered in sores.
It also kills the mite responsible for demodectic mange, though it has not yet received FDA approval for this use.
Among all ectoparasitic infestations, demodectic mange is most persistent and problematic skin disease in canines.
There are a few things that may be at the heart of the problem, including multiple puncture wounds, interdigital cysts, Demodectic mange, allergies and/or hypothyroidism.
Lick granulomas often begin as the dog's attempt to relieve itchiness or pain caused by atopy (an allergic reaction), demodectic mange or bacterial or fungal infections, but licking can also become an obsession.
In reality, fleas are merely troublesome, while ticks, lungworm, lice and sarcoptic and demodectic mange can be much more of a threat.
Question: My dog has recently been diagnosed as having demodectic mange and is undergoing treatment.
It's a good thing demodectic mange is rare in cats because convenient treatments are not yet available.
Demodectic mange in fattening pigs in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Flaky', as he was called by staff at RSPCA Bradford and District branch animal centre, was suffering from demodectic mange, a skin disease caused by mites and also had overgrown nails when he was handed into police in Leeds last May.