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Revista de Medicina Veterinaria

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Abstract

PADILLA PENUELA, Camilo  and  GALINDO Z., Vladimir. Nasal Aspergillosis in a Dog: A Case Report. Rev. Med. Vet. [online]. 2014, n.28, pp.81-89. ISSN 0122-9354.

Nasal aspergillosis is a major chronic disease affecting the nostrils in dogs. Clinical sinology is typical in every chronic nasal disease. Epistaxis and occasional pain occurs. Rhinoscopic assessment of the area evidences findings associated with the pathology and allows collecting samples for cytology and culture. Systemic therapy with oral antifungals has had variable utility, but now it has been replaced by direct topical medication to the affected area. This article describes the case of a 4-years-old male dog, submitted to consultation by unilateral muco-bloody nasal discharge with a week of evolution. The patient was treated by another vet center with cyclonamine and vitamin K for a possible clotting disorder. After a series of tests that included rhinoscopy and fungal culture, nasal aspergillosis was diagnosed. Intranasal clotrimazole was applied twice and it allowed the resolution of the clinical signs.

Keywords : nasal aspergillosis; canine; rhinoscopy; clotrimazole.

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