The Derm Vet Podcast

59. Crusty Cats... a review of feline pemphigus

April 15, 2021 Ashley Bourgeois, DVM, Dip ACVD Season 2 Episode 59
The Derm Vet Podcast
59. Crusty Cats... a review of feline pemphigus
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The Derm Vet Podcast
59. Crusty Cats... a review of feline pemphigus
Apr 15, 2021 Season 2 Episode 59
Ashley Bourgeois, DVM, Dip ACVD

Cases of feline pemphigus can develop very severe lesions and be intimidating. However, recognizing the lesion distribution and performing appropriate diagnostics can provide a definitive diagnosis. This allows the veterinarian to treat or refer to a dermatologist. Appropriate management of these cases can lead to a normal quality of life (with some vet visits sprinkled in).  Learn the basics regarding diagnostics and treatment of this kitty autoimmune disease!

Show Notes

Cases of feline pemphigus can develop very severe lesions and be intimidating. However, recognizing the lesion distribution and performing appropriate diagnostics can provide a definitive diagnosis. This allows the veterinarian to treat or refer to a dermatologist. Appropriate management of these cases can lead to a normal quality of life (with some vet visits sprinkled in).  Learn the basics regarding diagnostics and treatment of this kitty autoimmune disease!