Spirocercosis and its complications in stray dogs in Shiraz , southern Iran

  title={Spirocercosis and its complications in stray dogs in Shiraz , southern Iran},
  author={Ahmad Oryan and Seyed Mahmoud Sadjjadi and Davood Mehrabani and Maryam Kargar},
Spirocerca lupi is accepted in Veterinary Medicine as the cause of true malignancies in dogs. Aortic lesions and esophageal nodular granulomas are pathological lesions of spirocercosis that are considered to be pathognomic for this disease. Post mortem and histopathological studies of 105 stray dogs both male and female of different age groups from various residential areas were performed and their esophagus were examined for any lesions and helminthic parasites. Twenty dogs (19.04%) were… CONTINUE READING


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