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Today's Veterinary Practice
Volume 7 | Issue 1 (Jan/Feb 2017)

Dermatology Details: Updates on the management of canine demodicosis

Today's Vet Pract. Jan/Feb 2017;7(1):77-85. 14 Refs
Sandra N Koch1
1 Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN, USA.

Author Abstract

Canine demodicosis is a common inflammatory parasitic skin disease believed to be associated with a genetic or immunologic disorder. This disease allows mites from the normal cutaneous biota to proliferate in the hair follicles and sebaceous glands, leading to alopecia, erythema, …

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