Small Animal Dermatology Q&A 08

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A 10-week-old chow chow puppy is presented for hair loss, erythema, itching behind the right ear, and on the right rear foot. An area of ulceration on the digit is also present, and the owner reported the wound was self-inflicted. Upon questioning, the owner reports that the lesions slowly developed over 2 weeks, and that hair loss preceded pruritus.

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