This is an uncommon autoimmune skin disease in which blisters, bullae (a blister more than 5 mm (about 3/16 inch) in diameter with thin walls that is full of fluid), and ulcerative erosions are found on the skin of the trunk, groin, armpits, and abdomen.
Blisters, bullae, and ulcerative erosions are found on the skin of the trunk, groin, armpits, and abdomen.
Collies and Doberman Pinschers appear to be predisposed.
Diagnosis is made by physical examination.
Treatment is similar to that of pemphigus foliaceous. The outlook for improvement is poor.
There is currently no known prevention for this condition.
Please contact your veterinarian with questions regarding this condition.
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