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March 2022

SIGNALMENT Tissue form a 15-y-old female Basenji dog, with diffuse alopecia with pruritus

MD Severe diffuse chronic epidermal hyperplasia and hyperkeratosis with mild eosinophilic and lymphoplasmacytic perivascular to interstitial dermatitis and numerous intracorneal mites and eggs, consistent with Sarcoptes spp.

E Sarcoptes scabei var. canis

ND canine scabies/ sarcoptic mange

ED Sarcoptic dermatitis

CONTRIBUTOR Vittoria Castiglioni vittoria-castiglioni@idexx.com

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Histology Department, Kornwestheim IDEXX Laboratories, DE