Cutaneous toxoplasmosis in two dogs.

  title={Cutaneous toxoplasmosis in two dogs.},
  author={Aline Rodrigues Hoffmann and Jennifer Cadieu and Matti Kiupel and Ailam Lim and Steve R Bolin and Joanne Mansell},
  journal={Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation : official publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc},
  volume={24 3},
Cutaneous toxoplasmosis has been previously reported in human beings, rarely reported in cats, and reported in 1 dog with systemic toxoplasmosis. The present report describes 2 cases of cutaneous toxoplasmosis in 2 dogs treated with immunosuppressive therapy. One of the dogs developed generalized cutaneous pustules and pruritus, and the other dog only had a single subcutaneous nodule. Microscopically, skin biopsies showed moderate to severe pyogranulomatous and necrotizing dermatitis and… CONTINUE READING
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