Correct answer: Image Quiz: Fragile, hyperextensible skin in a dog, question 2
Results from a physical examination and skin biopsy and by using the skin extensibility index is correct!
Cutaneous asthenia is commonly diagnosed based on physical examination findings and histologic results of a skin biopsy. Using the skin extensibility index, which is a measurement of the degree of skin extensibility, together with physical and histologic and physical examination findings will generally suffice for a convincing diagnosis.3,9,10
Question 3: What is the next step for a definitive diagnosis?