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Skin: melanoderma and alopecia (Yorkshire Terrier)

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Introduction

  • Uncommon problem in Yorkshire Terrier.
  • Cause: idiopathic.
  • Signs: melanosis and alopecia of face, pinnae, tail, feet.
  • Diagnosis: breed, clinical signs, histopathology.
  • Treatment: none.
  • Prognosis: spontaneous recovery in some cases.

Pathogenesis

Etiology

  • Idiopathic.

Pathophysiology

  • Unknown.

Timecourse

  • May be lifelong.
  • Some mild cases recover.

Diagnosis

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Allen S S (1985) Skin condition in Yorkshire Terriers. Canine Practice 12, 29.

Other sources of information

  • Scott D W, Miller W H & Griffin C E (1995)Small Animal Dermatology. 5th edn. Philadelphia: W B Saunders. ISBN 0 7216 4850 9.
  • Yager J A & Wilcock B P (1994)Color Atlas and Text of Surgical Pathology of the Dog and Cat.London: Wolfe Publishing, Mosby Year Book Europe. ISBN 0 7234 1827 6.
  • Gross T L, Irkhe P J & Walder E J (1992)Veterinary Dermatopathology. St Louis: Mosby Year Book. ISBN 0 8016 5809 8.

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