Cyclosporine treatment of anal furunculosis in 26 dogs.

  title={Cyclosporine treatment of anal furunculosis in 26 dogs.},
  author={Robert J. Hardie and Susan P Gregory and Julia Tomlin and Cord Sturgeon and V Lipscomb and J Ladlow},
  journal={The Journal of small animal practice},
  volume={46 1},
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the effect of cyclosporine on anal furunculosis lesions in 26 dogs. METHODS Lesions were graded as mild in 11 dogs, moderate in eight and severe in seven. Each dog was treated with approximately 4 mg/kg cyclosporine orally every 12 hours until the lesions resolved or showed no further improvement. Residual lesions were resected surgically. RESULTS Eighteen dogs (69 per cent) experienced complete resolution, seven (27 per cent) improved but had residual lesions and one… CONTINUE READING

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