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A 6-year-old Dutch Warmblood dressage horse mare was presented with an 8-month history of blisters, scales, and edema all over the body. A skin biopsy from 2.5 months earlier supported the diagnosis of pemphigus foliaceus. At presentation for homeopathic treatment, the mare had been maintained on...

Author(s)
Ellinger, L.
Publisher
Redstone Media Group, Peterborough, Canada
Citation
Journal of the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association, 2018, 53, pp 42-48
Abstract

Pemphigus foliaceus is an autoimmune skin disease recognized in humans, horses, cats, dogs and goats. Autoimmune skin diseases in horses are rare. Pemphigus foliaceus is the most common one. Typical signs include generalized crusting, scaling, alopecia, ventral oedema and fever. There is no age,...

Author(s)
Sjöholm, A.; Syrja, P.; Hewetson, M.
Publisher
Suomen Eläinlääkäriliitto, Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Suomen Eläinlääkärilehti, 2012, 118, 9, pp 552-558
Abstract

A case report is presented of a 7-year-old castrated trotter with weight loss and skin problems. The diagnosis of pemphigus foliaceus is made in February 2016. Treatment included daily injections of dexamethason (starting at 20 ml/day, then reducing to 15, 8, 3 and 1 ml/day). No more treatment has...

Author(s)
Sloet van Oldruitenborgh-Oosterbaan, M.; Siegers, E.; Bergmann, W.; Grinwis, G.
Publisher
Uitgeverij Libre B.V., Leeuwarden, Netherlands
Citation
Dier en Arts, 2017, 32, 6/7, pp 162-171
Abstract

This case of pemphigus foliaceus in a 15 year old warm blood mare presented with typical dermatologic signs of patchy alopecia, dry yellowish crusts and scales, most severely on the neck, but generalized (face, trunk, extremities). Additionally systemic signs were present (fever, slightly reduced...

Author(s)
Mayer, U. K.; Niedermaier, G.; Gehlen, H.; Mueller, R. S.
Publisher
Hippiatrika Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Pferdeheilkunde, 2010, 26, 5, pp 685-690
Abstract

Twenty horses with pemphigus foliaceus were seen over a period of 15 years in a veterinary medical teaching hospital. Breeds seen were seven quarterhorses, five thoroughbreds, three cross-bred horses, two Arabians and one of each of the following: standardbred, Tennessee walker and warmblood. There ...

Author(s)
Vandenabeele, S. I. J.; White, S. D.; Affolter, V. K.; Kass, P. H.; Ihrke, P. J.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Dermatology, 2004, 15, 6, pp 381-388
AbstractFull Text

The aim of this study was to describe the clinical, gross and microscopic lesions as diagnostic methods pemphigus foliaceus (PF) in an imported horse Silla Argentino, castrated male, 9 years old from the municipality of Montería (Córdoba, Colombia). In describing the clinical case, the presence of...

Author(s)
Cardona Á, J. A.; Buitrago M., J. A.; Jiménez Á, I.
Publisher
Universidad CES, Facultad Veterinaria y Zootecnia, Medellín, Colombia
Citation
Revista CES Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, 2016, 11, 3, pp 104-112
Abstract

In humans, the pemphigus denomination encompasses a group of autoimmune blistering skin diseases with intraepidermal separation resulting from cell-cell detachment by acantholysis. Entities are classified based on the level of blistering in the epidermis, and both superficial (pemphigus foliaceus,...

Author(s)
Olivry, T.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Dermatology, 2006, 17, 5, pp 291-305
AbstractFull Text

Equine pastern dermatitis (EPD), also known as grease, scratches or mud fever, represents variety of skin inflammatory conditions of the pastern region, all classified under this term. Therefore, it is rather considered a specific syndrome than a single disease diagnosis, with three main forms...

Author(s)
Maksimović, A.; Bećirević, A. Š. R.; Šatrović, E.; Zahirović, A.
Publisher
Veterinarski Fakultet Univerziteta u Sarajevu, Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina
Citation
Veterinaria (Sarajevo), 2019, 68, 2, pp 87-89
Abstract

Pemphigus foliaceus is the most common autoimmune skin disease in horses and is associated with the production of autoantibodies directed against surface proteins of the keratinocyte. Pemphigus vulgaris is a rare autoimmune skin disease in horses. Systemic lupus erythematosus and cutaneous lupus...

Author(s)
Rosenkrantz, W.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., New York, USA
Citation
Veterinary Clinics of North America, Equine Practice, 2013, 29, 3, pp 607-613
Abstract

These types of skin disorders are either primary (or autoimmune-related) or secondary immunity-related. The first group includes the pemphigus complex, pemphigus foliaceus, pemphigus vulgaris, lupus erythematosus, alopecia, and alopecia areata. The second group includes erythema multiforme,...

Author(s)
Oldruitenborgh-Oosterbaan, M. M. S. van; Grinwis, G. C. M.
Publisher
Uitgeverij Libre B.V., Leeuwarden, Netherlands
Citation
Dier en Arts, 2011, 26, 8/9, pp 302...315

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