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Myobia musculi lesions, mouse
Myobia musculi lesions, mouse

Myobia musculi lesions in a pet white mouse, characteristic of hypersensitivity to the mites. Intense pruritus, often directed at the neck and ears, leads to self-trauma. Early lesions consist of subtle hair thinning on the dorsal neck and shoulders.

Courtesy of Dr. Louise Bauck.

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