Dysecdysis in a leopard gecko

20 Dysecdysis in a leopard gecko


It is vital to assess the pet’s husbandry in cases such as this. Frequently, chronic suboptimal conditions present with lesions that are not immediately life-threatening. However, they may indicate underlying problems that may predispose to stress, immunosuppression and potentially increased susceptibility to infectious agents. Alternatively, the individual may suffer from chronic metabolic problems.

Clinical Examination

The gecko was quite habituated to handling, but the small size of this species limits clinical examination to a degree. Findings included:

Sep 3, 2016 | Posted by in SMALL ANIMAL | Comments Off on Dysecdysis in a leopard gecko

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