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Interdigital dermatitis

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Introduction

  • Inflammatory dermatitis of the interdigital spaces.
  • This is not a specific diagnosis since many underlying diseases can cause this dermatitis.

Pathogenesis

Etiology

Predisposing factors

General

  • Trauma.
  • Immunosuppression.
  • Underlying allergic disease

Pathophysiology

  • Most cases present with secondary bacterial and yeast infections regardless of the underlying disease.
  • The infections are caused by the local immunesuppression caused by the skin inflammation.

Timecourse

  • It depends on the underlying disease.

Diagnosis

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Treatment

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Prevention

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Outcomes

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Foil C S (1995) Facial, pedal, and other regional dermatoses. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 25 (4), 923-944 PubMed.

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