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I have a pom with a circular patch of missing hair with a

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crust around the edge. JA: I'm...
I have a pom with a circular patch of missing hair with a crust around the edge.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What sort of animal are we talking about?
Customer: an 11 year old pomeranian
JA: OK. What is the pomeranian's name?
Customer: Trixie
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Trixie?
Customer: She has not been scratching, licking or digging at the spot. i have an image if that helps
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 1 year ago
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 1 year ago

I would very much like to see a photo of this. You can upload one by using the paperclip icon in the toolbar above your message box (if you can see that icon) or you can use an external app such as dropbox.com/

You appear to be describing an epidermal collarette - a roughly circular skin lesion most often indicative of pyoderma - bacterial skin infection (Staph, usually).

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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 1 year ago
Hi,

I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

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