Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Skin: aurotrichia (Miniature Schnauzer)

Contributor(s): David Scarff, Susan E Shaw

Introduction

  • Uncommon.
  • Cause: genetic.
  • Signs: transitory change in coat color seen in Miniature Schnauzer.
  • Diagnosis: breed, clinical signs.
  • Treatment: none needed.
  • Prognosis: resolves spontaneously.

Pathogenesis

Etiology

  • Genetic predisposition.

Pathophysiology

  • Presumed genetic influence.
  • Unknown.

Timecourse

  • Resolves spontaneously in 6-24 months.

Diagnosis

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Outcomes

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • White S D et al (1991) Acquired aurotrichia ('Gilding Syndrome') of Miniature Schnauzers. Vet Dermatol 3 (1), 37-42 VetMedResource.

Other sources of information

  • Scott D W, Miller W H & Griffin C E (1995)Small Animal Dermatology.5th edn. Philadelphia: W B Saunders. ISBN 0 7216 4850 9.
  • Yager J A & Wilcock B P (1994)Color Atlas and Text of Surgical Pathology of the Dog and Cat.London: Wolfe Publishing, Mosby Year Book Europe. ISBN 0 7234 1827 6.
  • Gross T L, Irkhe P J & Walder E J (1992)Veterinary Dermatopathology.St Louis: Mosby Year Book. ISBN 0 8016 5809 8.


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