1. bookVolume 70 (2020): Issue 4 (December 2020)
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Urticaria Pigmentosa Due to Microsporum canis Infection in a Sphynx Cat – Case Report

Published Online: 31 Dec 2020
Volume & Issue: Volume 70 (2020) - Issue 4 (December 2020)
Page range: 511 - 517
Accepted: 28 Sep 2020
Journal Details
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25 Mar 2014
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4 times per year
Languages
English
Abstract

A two- year-old Sphynx cat, an unneutered female with multiple erythematous papules with hyperpigmentation was presented. In skin biopsy, in the dermis, well differentiated monomorphic mast cells were found. Fungal culture was positive for Microsporum canis. Diagnosis of urticaria pigmentosa following M. canis infection was made. The animal was successfully treated with itraconazole orally and shampoo containing chlorhexidine and miconazole. To the authors’ knowledge, this is the first reported case of urticaria pigmentosa following the dermatophyte infection in a Sphynx cat.

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