Therapeutic management of Leukoderma in Indian buffaloes
Author(s): Dr. Sneh Lata Chauhan, Tarun Kumar, Neelesh Sindhu, Maneesh Sharma and Divya Agnihotri
Abstract: Leukoderma is one of the neglected skin disorders which may possess serious health implications in animals. Leuckoderma characterized by partial or total loss of melanin pigment from the skin. A total of 39 large animals were diagnosed with various skin diseases/infestations during 2020-21. Out of 39, 2 animals were diagnosed with leukoderma. The present study reported two cases of four-year-old buffalo visited to Skin Disease Laboratory, Veterinary Clinical Complex, LUVAS, Hisar with depigmentation, white and reddish brown patches on ventral abdomen region was observed in affected body parts. Skin scrapings were taken for further diagnosis. No ectoparasites were observed in microscopically examination. Hematological examination reveals mild leukocytopenia with lymphopenia and others value were in normal range. Animal was successfully treated with injection Curan BH at the interval of 10 days, administration of copper sulphate and Mineral mixture supplementation with supportive treatment and recovery observed after 2 month of treatment.