An approach to scaling

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This chapter covers the differential diagnosis for scaling as well as the clinical approach to it and its treatment.

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12.1 (a) Seborrhoea sicca secondary to hypothyroidism in a dog. (b) Close-up of the scales within the hair coat. (c) Greasy accumulations on the leg of a Beagle with seborrhoea oleosa. (d) Seborrhoeic dermatitis in a mixed-breed dog with pemphigus foliaceus. (e) Follicular casts from the back of a Standard Poodle with sebaceous adenitis.
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12.3 (a) Bull Terrier puppies with lethal acrodermatitis. (b) Splayed toes of an affected Bull Terrier puppy.
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12.4 Ear margin seborrhoea.
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12.5 West Highland White Terrier with epidermal dysplasia and dermatitis.
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12.6 Scales on the rear legs of a mixed-breed dog with epidermolytic ichthyosis.
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12.7 Severe footpad hyperkeratosis in a mixed-breed dog.
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12.8 Large scales on the side of a Golden Retriever with non-epidermolytic ichthyosis.
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12.9 Tightly adherent scales on the ventral abdomen and inguinal region of a 10-week-old American Bulldog with non-epidermolytic ichthyosis.
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12.10 Alaskan Malamute with zinc-responsive dermatosis: syndrome I.
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12.11 Nasal hyperkeratosis in a Boston Terrier.
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12.12 Vizsla with sebaceous adenitis. Note the polycyclic pattern of alopecia.
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12.13 Beagle with sebaceous adenitis. Note the polycyclic pattern of alopecia on the ear pinna.
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12.14 Feline acne. Note the dark keratinous debris and comedones on the chin.
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12.15 Idiopathic facial dermatitis in a 1-year-old Persian.
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12.17 Severe scaling in a cat with thymoma-associated exfoliative dermatosis.
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