Stages of Mycoplasmal Conjunctivitis

Male House Finch, healthy:

Healthy male House Finch

photo: Dr. Barry Hartup,
College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University.

Female House Finch, early stages of disease.
Note dry, crusting of area tissues around eye:

Early stages of conjunctivitis

photo: Jean Bickal, Trenton NJ

Male House Finch, advanced stages of disease.
Note extreme swelling of conjunctival tissues around eye:

Advanced stage of disease

photo: Dr. Thomas Kern,
College of Veterinary Medicine,
Cornell University.


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