is a disease of soft tissues, lymph node, and skin of oral or nasal
region. Mostly infection is on the tongue especially pharyngeal
lymph nodes are involved. Tongue becomes hard painful so
also called as wooden tongue.
Actinobacillus lignieressi is involved. It is normal inhabitant of
nasal mucosa and oral cavity. In any trauma of mucous membrane, this
organism enters the body of animal through nasal or oral mucosa.
Rough fodder feeding may lead to trauma of oral cavity.
inflammation of tongue
Gentle chewing of tongue
Hard swollen tongue particularly at the base
Neck may be swollen
and ulcer formation on lateral side of tongue.