Derm3- Misc Derm Conditions

  1. What is the treatment of juvenile cellulitis?
    Systemic immunosuppressive doses of prednisone, recheck in 2 weeks- should see NO NEW LESIONS at 2 week checkup
  2. What might be adjunct treatments of juvenile cellulitis?
    might add cyclosporine to prednisone; if secondary infection, give cephalexin or amoxicillin-clavulanic acid
  3. What is the treatment of SLO? (7)
    • omega 3 and 6 fatty acids
    • doxycycline and niacinamide
    • pentoxyfylline
    • systemic glucocorticoids
    • azathioprine
    • cycsporine
    • surgical onychectomy (last resort)
  4. How long does it usually take for resolution of clinical signs with SLO after initiation of treatment?
    may take 6-8 weeks to see changes due to slow growth of nails
  5. Why is SLO?
    systemic lupoid onychodystrophy
  6. What is characteristic/ diagnostic for SND?
    red, white, and blue pattern on histopathology
  7. What is SND?
    superficial necrolytic dermatitis
  8. What disease is represented by these histopathology slides?
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    superficial nectrolytic dermatitis [red, white, and blue]
  9. What are normal anal sac contents?
    bacteria, keratinocytes, variable color, odor, consistency b/w individual animals- should be consistent within one individual
  10. Anal sac disease is estimated to affect ________ of the dog population, and clinically, may present as... (4)
    2-12%; perianal pruritus, scooting along floor, licking perianal area, pain
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