mammillitis


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mammillitis

[‚mam·ə′līd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the nipple.
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An epidemic of ulcerative mammillitis due to herpes virus was reported in cows and in lactating buffaloes (Nauriyal and Randhawa, 1992).
Clinical and pathological characterization of acute mammillitis in lactating ewes inoculated with bovine herpesvirus 2.
Such diseases, characterized by the appearance of nodular and pustular lesions on bovine teats, are frequently related to viral infections such as bovine herpes mammillitis, pseudocowpox, and cowpox infections (9-12).
Bovine herpes mammillitis is a viral infection causing ulceration of the skin of the teat and udder (Janett et al., 2000).