Korean Journal of Veterinary Research 1999;39(5):1017-1020.
Clinical investigations of canine superficial pyoderma
Tae-ho Oh
College of Veterinary Medicine, Seoul National University
개에서 표재성 세균성 피부염에 관한 임상적 고찰
서울대학교 수의과대학
Fifteen dogs with superficial pyoderma were investigated clinically. Dermatological signs were mainly consisted of papule (66.6%), pustule (86.6%), epidermal collrarette and patchy (40%), and hyperpigmentation (53.3%). Distribution of skin lesion were consisted of back (35.5%), abdomen (29.0%), axillary (6.4%), leg (3.2%), neck (3.6%) and foot (16.1%), respectively. In pustular cytology PMN cells and cocci were examined. Cephalexin was very effective antibiotics on superficial pyoderma at administration of 30mg/kg bid P.O. for 3 weeks. Hyperadrenocorticism and atopy were diagnosed as a primary cause on pyoderma in 2 dogs.
Key Words: dog, superficial pyoderm, cephalexin

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