Encyclopedia of Parasitology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Sclerodermia

  • Heinz MehlhornEmail author
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43978-4_4486
This term describes the clinical symptom of hyperkeratosis and alopecia that occur as a consequence of, e.g., the development of tissue cysts in connective tissues of cattle being infected with  Besnoitia besnoiti or as a follow-up of  scabies (Fig. 1).
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany