Hedgehog Diseases

CONTENTS / West European Hedgehog - Erinaceus europaeus / Lists of diseases:
LIST OF HEDGEHOG DISEASES:
  • Common Reasons for Presentation
  • By Main Signs/System Affected
  • By Disease Agent

This list page enables you to scroll down the diseases of the hedgehog. The diseases are grouped together, first indicating COMMON DISEASES AND REASONS FOR PRESENTATION, then with SIMILAR DISEASES DEFINED BY THE MAIN SIGNS OR SYSTEM AFFECTED e.g. all the diseases causing mainly respiratory signs or respiratory system pathology are in the group "Respiratory Diseases", and arranged by alphabetical order within the groups, and finally grouped by DISEASE AGENT TYPE (viral, bacterial etc.) again organised alphabetically within each group.

For further information linking diseases to the system or area of the body to assist in diagnosis see also: 

Common diseases, zoonoses etc.
Diseases by system/clinical signs
Diseases by agent type
Hedgehogs: Health and Management
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Species Information West European Hedgehog - Erinaceus europeus
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Common Diseases & Reasons for Presentation

Note: There is some geographical variation in the incidence of many conditions.

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Common Diseases of Juveniles

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Common Diseases of Neonates and Hand-Reared Hedgehogs

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Zoonoses

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Diseases reported only from Experimental Infection, or as a Host with no Clinical Signs

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Skin Diseases

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Respiratory Diseases

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Musculo-Skeletal, Locomotor and Nervous Diseases

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Cardiac Diseases

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Digestive System / Gastro-Intestinal Diseases

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Hepatic Diseases

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Renal / Urogenital Diseases

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Eye / Ear Diseases

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Systemic Diseases

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Viral Diseases

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Bacterial Diseases

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Fungal / Algal Diseases

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Parasitic Diseases

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Toxic Diseases

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Micro-nutrient (Vitamin / Mineral) Diseases

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Physical / Traumatic Diseases

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Miscellaneous / Multifactorial / Metabolic Diseases

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