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Vol. 11, Special Issue 7 (2022)

Malassezia pachydermatitis in a dog

Author(s):
Kavita Jaidiya, Manisha Mehra, Dinesh Kumar Saharan and Chitra Jaidiya
Abstract:
Malassezia pachydermatitis is a commensal, lipophilic yeast, found on the skin and ears of dog. It varies in severity from a mild itch to severe skin change, in its most severe form, the skin thickens to resembles an elephants skin. After diagnosis dog was treated with Ketoconazole, ketocholar shampoo, omega fatty acids contaning syrup like vitabest derm @10 ml daily twice daily for 30 days, levomisole HCL 2.5 mg /kg body weight, tablet pet oral K containing Ketoconazole (200 mg) 5-10 mg /kg body weight. Skin scrapping result confirm Malassezia under microscope. (Foot print shape structure).
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How to cite this article:
Kavita Jaidiya, Manisha Mehra, Dinesh Kumar Saharan and Chitra Jaidiya. Malassezia pachydermatitis in a dog. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(7S): 722-724.

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