Idiopathic Miscellaneous Diseases

  • Linda Jean Vogelnest
  • Philippa Ann Ravens


The last chapter of this feline dermatology text reviews a range of cutaneous diseases not addressed in preceding chapters. It includes some well-recognised entities, such as feline chin acne, solar dermatitis and burns. It also includes a number of unique feline presentations of unknown aetiology including idiopathic ulcerative dermatitis and mural folliculitis that are increasingly recognised as reaction patterns, with multiple potential causes, rather than distinct diseases. Hypereosinophilic syndrome is another idiopathic uniquely feline presentation that is reviewed, along with sebaceous adenitis and sterile panniculitis that occur only rarely in cats.


Feline acne Chin acne Ulcerative dermatitis Plantar hock ulceration Tail gland hyperplasia Solar dermatitis Actinic Burns Post-traumatic ischaemia Anagen effluvium Telogen effluvium Sebaceous adenitis Sterile panniculitis Pansteatitis Sterile pyogranuloma Sterile granuloma Perforating dermatitis Hypereosinophilic syndrome Eosinophilic/mastocytic dermatitis Mural folliculitis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Linda Jean Vogelnest
    • 1
    • 2
  • Philippa Ann Ravens
    • 1
  1. 1.Small Animal Specialist HospitalNorth RydeAustralia
  2. 2.University of SydneySydneyAustralia

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