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Review cutaneous lesions of the canine scrotum.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11972890     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Scrotal lesions are uncommon and often present a diagnostic challenge. In the veterinary literature there are no texts devoted to this subject. This study reviews and illustrates canine scrotal lesions following an aetiological layout with the aim of facilitating clinical identification and diagnosis. Infectious, immune-mediated, endocrinological and neoplastic conditions are the most commonly reported causes of scrotal lesions in the dog. They may affect the scrotum only or other parts of the body as well. The clinical presentation of the lesions, the presence of primary or secondary lesions and the presence of clinical signs of systemic disease may help in obtaining a diagnosis. In some cases further investigations are necessary to reach a definitive diagnosis. Histopathology aids in understanding pathological reactions of the scrotal skin but unfortunately this is not commonly carried out and few reports in the literature include histopathology. The list of conditions given in this review is not exhaustive and other, more rare, diseases may be encountered.
Authors:
Rosario Cerundolo; Paola Maiolino
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Veterinary dermatology     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0959-4493     ISO Abbreviation:  Vet. Dermatol.     Publication Date:  2002 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-04-25     Completed Date:  2002-05-28     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9426187     Medline TA:  Vet Dermatol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  63-76     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Dermatology Unit, The Royal Veterinary College, Hawkshead Lane, North Mymms, Hatfield AL9 7TA, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Dog Diseases / diagnosis*,  pathology
Dogs
Male
Scrotum / injuries*,  pathology
Skin Diseases / diagnosis,  veterinary*
Skin Diseases, Infectious / veterinary
Wounds and Injuries / veterinary

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