lepromatosis from Cows with Bovine Nodular Thelitis
Table 1: Teat canal affections diagnosed by theloscopy Teat canal affections Cow Buffalo Goat Hard milker 1 - - (contracted sphincter) Narrow streak canal 2 - - Membranous obstruction 1 - - Streak canal injury 7 8 2 Teat canal fibrosis - 2 - Nodular protrusion 1 1 2 Free milker/ teat leaker 1 - - (loose sphincter) Sloughed mucus 5 4 2 membrane of teat cistern in thelitis
###Freshly prepared daub is used in cases of thelitis
, dermatitis, decubital wounds and ripened abscess.
Bovine nodular thelitis
is a chronic and enzootic cutaneous disease that was first described in France in 1963 and then in Japan and Switzerland (2-4).
(2000) reported obstructive thelitis
in buffaloes, culture of milk samples from these animals did not revealed any pathogenic bacteria.