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Alopecia X is a hair cycle arrest disorder in Pomeranians. Histologically, kenogen and telogen hair follicles predominate, whereas anagen follicles are sparse. The induction of anagen relies on the activation of hair follicle stem cells and their subsequent proliferation and differentiation. Stem...

Author(s)
Brunner, M. A. T.; Vidhya Jagannathan; Waluk, D. P.; Roosje, P.; Linek, M.; Panakova, L.; Leeb, T.; Wiener, D. J.; Welle, M. M.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2017, 12, 10, pp e0186469
AbstractFull Text

Alopecia in dogs is a frequent finding at veterinary dermatological consultations, may be caused by various skin diseases and even systemic. Alopecia X is a dermatopathy that occurs most often in Nordic breeds, especially in German Spitz dogs, about which there is not much scientific knowledge...

Author(s)
Gondim, A. L. de C. L.; Araujo, A. K. L.
Publisher
Pubvet, Maringá, Brazil
Citation
PUBVET, 2020, 14, 5,
Abstract

Background: Schipperkes develop bilaterally symmetrical alopecia preceded by lightening of the hair coat not associated with systemic clinical signs. The alopecia is presumptively diagnosed as Alopecia X but has never been investigated. Hypothesis/Objectives: The purpose of this study was to...

Author(s)
May, E. R.; Frank, L. A.; Sula, M. J. M.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Dermatology, 2019, 30, 1, pp e10
Abstract

Background: Alopecia X in dogs is a noninflammatory alopecia that may be caused by a hormonal dysfunction. It may be similar to androgenic alopecia in men that is caused by the effect of dihydrotestosterone (DHT). The 5α-reductase isoenzymes, 5αR1 and 5αR2, and a recently described 5αR3, are...

Author(s)
Souza, L. B. de; Paradis, M.; Zamberlam, G.; Benoit-Biancamano, M. O.; Price, C.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Dermatology, 2015, 26, 5, pp e81
AbstractFull Text

Our objective was to characterize the use of 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG)-PET/CT in the diagnosis of primary splenic hemangiosarcoma in combination with histopathology and immunohistochemistry. A 7-year-old castrated male mixed breed dog weighing 6 kg was presented with the complain of recurring...

Author(s)
Chaudhary, P. K.; Kim SangGu; Yun Taesik; Kang ByeongTeck; Kim Soochong
Publisher
Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
Citation
Japanese Journal of Veterinary Research, 2020, 68, 4, pp 257-262
Abstract

Background - Noninflammatory alopecia is a frequent problem in dogs, and the pathogenesis is still unclear. Objective - The objective of this study was a comparative histological description of skin biopsies from dogs with different alopecic disorders and control dogs matched for coat type, season...

Author(s)
Müntener, T.; Schuepbach-Regula, G.; Frank, L.; Rüfenacht, S.; Welle, M. M.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Dermatology, 2012, 23, 3, pp 206-221, e44
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Background: Trichoblastoma is a rare skin neoplasm derived from the primitive hair follicle, having epithelial and mesenchymal components. Despite being commonly described as a benign tumor, there are reports in the literature of tumors with characteristics of malignant neoplasia. It affects adult ...

Author(s)
Souza, V. F. M. de; Pereira, Z. S.; Oliveira Carneiro, I. de; Júnior, D. C. G.; Frade, M. T. S.; Silva Vieira, L. C. A. da
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2020, 48, (Suppl 1): 548,
Abstract

Alopecia in dogs occurs secondary to a variety of underlying inflammatory and noninflammatory conditions. Hair cycle arrest (alopecia X) is a noninflammatory alopecia that is frustrating to diagnose and treat due to lack of understanding of disease pathogenesis. A variety of therapies for hair...

Author(s)
Layne, E. A.; Richmond, R. V.
Publisher
American Animal Hospital Association, Denver, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association, 2018, 54, 4, pp 231-234
Abstract

Background: Alopecia X (hair cycle arrest) is a relatively frequent hair growth disorder in Pomeranians and several other breeds, characterized by symmetrical, noninflammatory alopecia without systemic signs. The cause and pathogenesis remain unknown. Previously reported treatments with various...

Author(s)
Stoll, S.; Dietlin, C.; Nett-Mettler, C. S.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Dermatology, 2015, 26, 5, pp 384-386
Abstract

Background: Alopecia X is a common cause of noninflammatory alopecia in Pomeranian dogs. In the past, treatment with growth hormone injections resulted in hair regrowth in many individuals. Progesterone can induce mammary-derived growth hormone and is used to treat dogs with congenital growth...

Author(s)
Frank, L. A.; Watson, J. B.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Dermatology, 2013, 24, 6, pp 624-e154

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