Clinical cases

Clinical cases

A Chinese Pug with Sarcoptic Mange

A Chinese Pug with Sarcoptic Mange

A 7 year 6-month-old, female spayed, Chinese Pug presents for a 4-month history of hair loss and pruritus. The owner reports she was first seen scratching at the axillary region, shoulders, and behind the ears.

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Generalized Blastomycosis in a Great Dane

Generalized Blastomycosis in a Great Dane

A 3 year old, female intact Great Dane presented for a 2 month history of severe multifocal nodular and ulcerative dermatosis.

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Calcinosis Cutis in a Boston Terrier Dog

Calcinosis Cutis in a Boston Terrier Dog

A 5 year 10-month-old, male neutered, Boston Terrier presented for a 4-month history of non-healing lesions on neck, back, and abdomen.

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Focal Alopecia in a Cat

Focal Alopecia in a Cat

A 10 year old, male neutered, domestic long hair cat presented for evaluation of progressive hair loss and scabs above his right eye for two weeks duration. The patient is indoor/outdoor and is FIV positive. The owner had noticed the cat scratch the area once or twice with its back paw, but did not think he was particularly uncomfortable.

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Crusting in a Geriatric Cat

Crusting in a Geriatric Cat

Sammie (17 MN DSH) has a three-week history of lethargy, anorexia, along with exudate and crusting of both ears, not responsive to topical otic therapy (gentamicin-clotrimazole-betamethasone). The lesions progressed over the past 5 days to involve crusting and pruritus around the chin and rostral muzzle. He has no previous history of skin issues or pruritus. There were no medications or vaccinations administered within 6 months of disease onset.

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Granulomatous Sebaceous Adenitis in a Corgi Mix Dog

Granulomatous Sebaceous Adenitis in a Corgi Mix Dog

Felix presented for a 2 year history of progressive hairloss and dry skin. Oatmeal shampoos and itch-reducing medications such as Apoquel® and Cytopoint® were not helpful.

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Non-seasonal pruritus in an otherwise healthy mixed breed dog

Non-seasonal pruritus in an otherwise healthy mixed breed dog

Jackson is a 4 year old mixed breed dog who is presented to the dermatology service for concern over recurrent pruritus.

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Perianal pruritus and draining tracts in a German shepherd dog

Perianal pruritus and draining tracts in a German shepherd dog

Rufus has a two-month history of licking excessively underneath his tail. The owners have also noted that he strains when defecating, with traces of frank blood noted in his stool. He has no previous history of skin disease or allergies.

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