Canine skin: atopy

Marsella, Rosanna, and Squires, Richard (2008) Canine skin: atopy. In: UNSPECIFIED, (ed.) Vetstream CANIS. Vetstream, UK, pp. 1-5.

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• Cause: inherited predisposition to develop hypersensitivity-mediated skin disease against environmental allergens.

• Signs: pruritic skin disease (may be seasonal), recurrent skin and ear infections.

• Diagnosis: suggestive history, compatible clinical signs and exclusion of other pruritic skin diseases.

• Treatment: desensitization or symptomatic management.

• Prognosis: guarded - problems likely to persist lifelong.

Item ID: 18750
Item Type: Book Chapter (Reference)
ISSN: 1757-8256
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This is a Vetstream CANIS peer reviewed journal article that was first published online in November 2008. It is updated quarterly.

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