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Our aussie mix 4 yr old epileptic dog has strange new

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developments. ?..crusty scaly nose .then...
Our aussie mix 4 yr old epileptic dog has strange new developments. ?..crusty scaly nose .then progressed to whole snout, nose swollen and sore.....our vet clueless... was on 14 day treatment of cephelexin a, d 2 week prednisone protocol.....no better....seems worse...having difficulty breathing
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Can you upload a photo(s) of Boone's faceto our conversation? You can use the paperclip icon in the toolbar above your message box (if you can see the icon) or you can use an external app such as dropbox.com/ Your description is highly suggestive of autoimmune skin disease such as the pemphigus complex. This should respond to prednisone but at an immunosuppressive (very high) dose.

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