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Symptoms and diagnosis of canine dirofilariasis


, : Symptoms and diagnosis of canine dirofilariasis. Pratique Medicale and Chirurgicale de l' Animal de Compagnie 25(3 suppl.): 323-327

The symptoms of dirofilariasis in dogs are described, with particular reference to the relatively mild form of the disease usually encountered in France, due to low worm burdens (general loss of condition and a chronic cough). The symptoms of cardio-pulmonary dirofilariasis, rare clinical presentations (neurological, ischaemic myopathy, vena cava syndrome, disseminated intravascular coagulation, ocular and cutaneous) are considered in turn.


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