Lupoid onychodystrophy

56 Lupoid onychodystrophy


Onychomadesis and onychalgia are the most common presenting sign. The claws separate from the claw bed with evidence of exudate. Haemorrhage is not always seen, but when the nail plate comes away the claw may bleed profusely. Previously lost claws regrow in a dystrophic manner, with abnormalities such as brittleness, scaling, dryness and distortion.

Clinical findings in this case included:

Sep 3, 2016 | Posted by in SMALL ANIMAL | Comments Off on Lupoid onychodystrophy

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