176/19 | Clinical & Field Article | Veterinary Surgery and Radiology

Management of Atopic Dermatitis in Dog

Steven Taufic Leo and LitaRakhmaYustinasari

Sunset Vet Clinic and Veterinary Anatomy Department, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, UniversitasAirlangga,JalanMulyorejo, Surabaya, Indonesia, 60115

Published in the Indian Veterinary Journal October 2019 : 96 (10) - pages 74 to 76
(Received: May, 2019, Accepted: July, 2019)


A three years old Golden Retriever was presented with the history of intermittent pruritic skin lesions and erythema for the last 2 years. Various treatments have been carried out. Skin tape was performed and it’s conrmed yeast infection (Malasezzia sp.), suggested with weekly bath using Sebazole. The allergy testing was performed and the result showed sensitivity to allergents is related to food items.The pruritus was satisfactorily reduced after treatment with Cytopoint. A case of atopic dermatitis in dog and its successful treatment is reported.

Key Words: canine atopic dermatitis, pruritus, erythema, itch, dog

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