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Where can you find pictures of cat skin diseases?

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WebMD and Cat Health Guide are both good sources for finding pictures of feline skin diseases and other skin issues. WebMD offers both a cat skin problems directory of common problems and an 18-slide presentation with multiple skin afflictions pictured. Cat Health Guide offers a photo gallery picturing common conditions.

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Where can you find pictures of cat skin diseases?
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Cats can develop many of the skin problems that affect people. Some of the infections discussed in WebMD’s directory of cat skin problems is bacterial infections, ringworm, acne and dermatitis. The slide show provided by WebMD on its site includes photographs of cats suffering from skin diseases such as sporotrichosis, which is characterized by hard skin lesions that may seem fluid. Allergic dermatitis, alopecia and ear mite infections that affect the skin are also shown. Additional photographs include eosinophilic granuloma, which is found on the cat’s lips or nose, and skin tumors, which present as lumps on the body that are hard and may be cancerous.

Cat military dermatitis, tumors, nodules and wheals are shown in detail via photos on the Cat Health Guide website. Photos of macules, postules and vesicles that can affect a cat’s skin are also pictured, along with information on treating various skin disorders and problems and recommendations on when cats should be evaluated by a veterinarian.

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