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Dermatitis refers to any inflammatory or infectious disease of the skin and can range from mild moisture-associated dermatitis to [[intertrigo]] and in severe cases, [[pyoderma]]..
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[[File:fleaallergy01.jpg|thumb|[[Flea allergy dermatitis]] in a dog, showing erythema and dermatitis<ref>[http://www.theleader.info/article/34824/flea-allergy-dermatitis/ The Leader]</ref>]]
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Dermatitis refers to any inflammatory or infectious disease of the skin and can range from mild moisture-associated dermatitis to [[intertrigo]] and, in severe cases, [[pyoderma]].
  
 
Causes include:
 
Causes include:
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*[[Food allergy]]
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*[[Contact dermatitis]]
 
*[[Canine juvenile cellulitis]]
 
*[[Canine juvenile cellulitis]]
 
*[[Parasites]] - e.g. [[fleas]]
 
*[[Parasites]] - e.g. [[fleas]]
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*[[Fungal infections]] - e.g. [[ringworm]], ''[[Malassezia spp]]''
 
*[[Fungal infections]] - e.g. [[ringworm]], ''[[Malassezia spp]]''
 
*[[Cancer|Neoplasias]] - e.g. [[squamous cell carcinoma]]
 
*[[Cancer|Neoplasias]] - e.g. [[squamous cell carcinoma]]
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==References==
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Latest revision as of 20:09, 14 February 2013

Flea allergy dermatitis in a dog, showing erythema and dermatitis[1]

Dermatitis refers to any inflammatory or infectious disease of the skin and can range from mild moisture-associated dermatitis to intertrigo and, in severe cases, pyoderma.

Causes include:

References