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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 45 years of experience
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I have a pom with a circular patch of missing hair with a

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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: 9 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 9 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 9 months 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).

Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 9 months ago.
Hi,

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

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