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1

Haematopinus suis - common name

Lice

2

Lice and nits are grossly visible, especially around the ___ and ___.

Head and neck

3

Lice can transmit ____ and _____.

Swine pox, eperythrozoonosis

4

Lice cause pruritis and irritation. True or False. 

True

5

Sarcoptes scabiei - common name

Mange

6

What is the most common pruritic skin disease in swine?

Mange - Sarcoptes scabiei

7

Infection of Sarcoptes scabiei in young pigs results in ______ reaction.

Hypersensitivity 

8

Mites can be easily demonstrated more easily by _________ on older, chronically infested animals.

skin scraping

9

Mange can significantly impact productivity. True or False.

True

10

External parasite control - feed additive

Ivermectin (ivomec premix) - treat twice two weeks aparts, after eggs have hatched

11

Injectable external parasite control

Ivermecint (ivomec)

Doramectin (dectomax)

12

Pour-on external parasite control

Amitrax (pointGuard)

13

Spray external parasite control

Phosmet (prolate)

Amitrax (taktic)

Others

14

Etiology of porcine dermatitis and nephropathy syndrome (PDNS)

Unkown etiology, appears to be immune-mediated

15

PDNS results in mutlifocal, raised, dark red skin lesions, generalized or _____ distribution.

Ventral

16

Most pigs recover from PDNS, but some die in ____ distress and ____ failure.

Respriatory and renal 

17

Hallmark lesion of PDNS:

Necrotizing vasculitis and glomerulonephritis 

18

Swine pox is caused by te pox virus, and results in focal ______ pustules that have minimal clinical significance.

umbilicated

19

Etiology of ringworm

Microsporum nanum and Trichophyton verrucosum

20

Rignworm has little clinical significance to the pig, but may be transmited to ______.

People

21

Parakeratosis presents as thickened, crusty skin, and is caused by a ___ deficiency/____ excess

zinc; calcium

22

Pityiasis rosea is also called ______

Porcine Juvenile Pustular Psoriaform Dermatitis

23

Pityasis rosea lesions are located on the:

ventral abdomen

24

Pityasis rosea lesions resemble _____

rinworm

25

Etiology of Pityiasis rosea:

unkown cause - possibly hereditary in Landrace breed

26

In pityiasis rosea, lesions will resolve sontaneoulsy in ___ weeks.

4

27

A discrete, firm, often pigemented skin tumor.

Melanoma

28

Melanomas occurs most often in _____ breed and has a hereditary predisposition.

Duroc

29

Melanoma tumors may spread but often rergress ______.

Spontaneously 

30

Regression of melanomas is often associated with generalized ______.

Depigmentation