Dermatophilus is a very common skin condition in horses, as a horse owner/ barn manager we must know the clinical signs and how to nurse these conditions.
- shallow skin erosion under scabs
- painful lesions
- swelling of legs
- exudation and thick crust formations with hair protruding through
- remove all scabbing
- remove hair
- cleanse area with cholorhexidine shampoo to reveal fresh pink skin
- topical antibiotics
- systemic antibiotics
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