A case of feline paraneoplastic alopecia with secondary Malassezia-associated dermatitis.

@article{Godfrey1998ACO,
  title={A case of feline paraneoplastic alopecia with secondary Malassezia-associated dermatitis.},
  author={Diana Godfrey},
  journal={The Journal of small animal practice},
  year={1998},
  volume={39 8},
  pages={394-6}
}
  • Diana Godfrey
  • Published 1998 in The Journal of small animal practice
A 13-year-old neutered female domestic shorthaired cat had progressive ventral abdominal alopecia attributed initially to hyperthyroidism. Corrective treatment by unilateral thyroidectomy did not, however, resolve the dermatosis and the alopecia progressed to involve the whole ventral trunk, the lower limbs and the head. Pruritus of the lower limbs was a prominent feature and was associated with the finding of Malassezia on cytology; Malassezia-associated dermatitis was diagnosed. Resolution of… CONTINUE READING