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types of mange?????

rebel24
June 29th, 2004, 03:14 PM
has anyone ever heard of concert(sp) or cement mange? its just a out of curisoty question i have heard it metioned before?thanks

Lucky Rescue
June 29th, 2004, 07:01 PM
the only kinds of mange I know of are sarcoptic and demodetic.

rebel24
June 29th, 2004, 07:20 PM
i asked another board the same question and they said it isn't mange but rather from not so great living condtions. like being on concrete all the time low grade food and such. so oh well i learned something.

Luba
June 29th, 2004, 08:18 PM
Did you do a search on it?


http://ky.essortment.com/mangedogscats_rkon.htm
Mange is a catch-all term for various skin conditions that include scabies or sarcoptic mange in dogs (known as notoedric mange in cats), demodectic or "red" mange, cheyletiella mange, and ear mite infections. They are each caused by a different mite.

http://www.doctordog.com/Drdognewsletter/mange.html
There are three types of mange
Scarcoptic mange is the most common. It first becomes evident with small itchy red bumps. These are insect bites]
Demondectic mange occurs mainly in puppies 3-12 months old. It is usually is contracted from the mother]
Cheyletiella mange, also known as walking dandruff, is also mainly found in puppies. This form spreads easily among puppies



http://www.encyclopedia.com/html/m1/mange.asp
caused by various minute parasitic mites that burrow into skin, hair follicles, or sweat glands. This leads to chronic skin inflammation and loss of hair