Edmund J. Rosser, Jr., DVM, DACVD
Observed reaction does not resemble pharmacologic action.
Previous recommendation of a 3 week elimination diet trial was empirical.
Initial recommendation in this study was to feed a home-cooked restricted diet for 60 days
A symptom of several possible underlying diseases; Not a specific disease entity. A result of excess symmetrical licking with the barbs of the tongue fracturing the hair shafts; rarely is the alopecia spontaneous.
A symmetrical partial alopecia and excess scaling with follicular casts. Remaining hair is dull and brittle
Bilaterally symmetrical alopecia and hyperpigmentation affects the neck, perineal and genital region, tail, posterior and medial thighs, ventral abdomen.