Lymphocystis

Symptoms

Cauliflower-like white growths
Large white growths resembling a cauliflower grow on fins.
Hyperplastic growth on fins
Large amounts of surplus white tissue grow on the fins forming a large white mass.
Raised blister
Blister-like nodules appear above the skin.

Causes

Virus infection. Large white lumpy growths become evident on the fins of the fish.

Prognosis

Usually not fatal. Left alone, the fish often recovers spontaneously.

Treatment

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Prevention


DNA and RNA diagnostic references 

The Complete DNA Sequence of Lymphocytis Disease Virus

From Virology  Volume 230 Issue 2. 14 April 1997 pages 207-216  

Christian A.Tidona and Gholamreza Darai.

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