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A 5-year-old female guinea pig (Cavia porcellus) was presented with a history of decreased appetite, nonpruritic alopecia, erythema, severe epithelial scaling, and thickening of the skin of the front and rear limbs and the ventral region. Hematology analysis revealed a severe leukocytosis with...

Author(s)
Martorell, J.; Such, R.; Fondevila, D.; Bardagi, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 2011, 20, 4, pp 313-317
Abstract

Two guineapigs (Cavia porcellus) were presented with a clinical history of a chronic, unresponsive skin disorder with scaling, itching and alopecia. After clinical differential diagnoses (e. g. ectoparasitosis, dermatomycosis, endocrinopathy or allergy) had been ruled out, a skin biopsy revealed an ...

Author(s)
Heuer, L.; Stötter, M.; Eydner, M.; Puff, C.; Kleinschmidt, S.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Berliner und Münchener Tierärztliche Wochenschrift, 2014, 127, 7/8, pp 333-336
Abstract

A 4-year-old female guinea pig was presented with pruritic, erythematous, hypotrichotic and scaling skin lesions, mainly involving the abdomen and the hindlegs. Clinical abnormalities were limited to the skin, and the guinea pig was otherwise healthy. The dermatological diagnostic work-up excluded...

Author(s)
Koebrich, S.; Grest, P.; Favrot, C.; Wilhelm, S.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Dermatology, 2011, 22, 2, pp 215-219