Small Animal Dermatology Q&A 21

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A dog was presented as an after-hours emergency for the complaint of acute rectal bleeding. Note the perianal furunculosis, erythema, and exudation. After sedation, fistulous tracts were found 1–2 cm lateral to the anus in positions between 6 and 8 o’clock.

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