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
What might be adjunct treatments of juvenile cellulitis?
might add cyclosporine to prednisone; if secondary infection, give cephalexin or amoxicillin-clavulanic acid
What is the treatment of SLO? (7)
- omega 3 and 6 fatty acids
- doxycycline and niacinamide
- systemic glucocorticoids
- surgical onychectomy (last resort)
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
Why is SLO?
systemic lupoid onychodystrophy
What is characteristic/ diagnostic for SND?
red, white, and blue pattern on histopathology
What is SND?
superficial necrolytic dermatitis
What disease is represented by these histopathology slides?
superficial nectrolytic dermatitis [red, white, and blue]
What are normal anal sac contents?
bacteria, keratinocytes, variable color, odor, consistency b/w individual animals- should be consistent within one individual
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