Dermatitis and lymphadenitis resembling juvenile cellulitis in a four-year-old dog

A E Neuber, A H M van den Broek, D Brownstein, K L Thoday, P B Hill

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A four-year-old, entire male toy poodle was presented with a two-and-a-half-week history of ocular discharge progressing to periorbital alopecia, depigmentation, alopecia and ulceration around the muzzle. There was also a haemorrhagic discharge from the ears, pyrexia, lethargy and generalised lymphadenopathy. The clinical, cytological, bacteriological and histopathological findings were consistent with a diagnosis of dermatitis resembling juvenile cellulitis in an adult do g. Glucocorticoid therapy led to rapid resolution of the clinical signs and the dog has remained in remission for two years after cessation of treatment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)254-258
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Small Animal Practice
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - May 2004

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