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Food hypersensitivity in a cat.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3759638     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Food hypersensitivity was diagnosed in a 4-year-old Siamese cat. Clinical signs included intense erythema, with alopecia, excoriations, erosions, and crusts involving the ventral portion of the abdomen, inguinal region, medial aspect of each thigh, and cranial and lateral aspects of all 4 limbs. The cat was intensely pruritic. Histologically, there was cutaneous mast cell hyperplasia and diffuse infiltration of eosinophils in the dermis. Blood eosinophilia also was found. Clinical signs resolved after exclusive feeding of a hypoallergenic diet.
L Medleau; K S Latimer; J R Duncan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association     Volume:  189     ISSN:  0003-1488     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Am. Vet. Med. Assoc.     Publication Date:  1986 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-11-13     Completed Date:  1986-11-13     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7503067     Medline TA:  J Am Vet Med Assoc     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  692-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Cat Diseases / etiology*,  pathology
Food Hypersensitivity / pathology,  veterinary*
Pruritus / etiology,  pathology,  veterinary
Skin / pathology

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