The Derm Vet Podcast

69. The dreaded perianal fistula

June 24, 2021 Ashley Bourgeois, DVM, Dip ACVD Season 2 Episode 69
The Derm Vet Podcast
69. The dreaded perianal fistula
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The Derm Vet Podcast
69. The dreaded perianal fistula
Jun 24, 2021 Season 2 Episode 69
Ashley Bourgeois, DVM, Dip ACVD

Perianal fistula is an autoimmune disease predominantly seen in German Shepherd dogs. It can be very uncomfortable and various clinical signs. But, when appropriately diagnosed, medical management can drastically improve the dog's quality of life. Learn how to diagnose this disease, appropriately document location in medical records and how to approach medical management.

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Perianal fistula is an autoimmune disease predominantly seen in German Shepherd dogs. It can be very uncomfortable and various clinical signs. But, when appropriately diagnosed, medical management can drastically improve the dog's quality of life. Learn how to diagnose this disease, appropriately document location in medical records and how to approach medical management.