Canis ISSN: 2398-2942
Skin: congenital and hereditary defect - overview
Contributor(s): Karen Campbell, David Scarff
- Most congenital and hereditary conditions have been reported in small numbers, thus there is no detailed understanding of their heritability.
- In most conditions the animals should not be used for breeding.
Disorders of the surface and follicular epithelium
Disorders of hairs and hair growth - structural defects of the hair shaft
Disorders of hairs and hair growth - congential hypotrichosis or alopecia
- Alopecic breeds ( Mexican Hairless Dog, Chinese Crested Dog, Inca Hairless Dog, Peruvian Inca Orchid, American Hairless Terrier, Abyssinian Dog, African Sand Dog, Turkish Naked Dog).
- Congenital hypotrichosis Skin: congenital hypotrichosis and alopecia.
Disorders of hairs and hair growth - tardive hypotrichosis or alopecia
Disorders of hairs and hair growth - miscellaneous
Disorders of pigmentation - hyperpigmentary disorders
Disorders of pigmentation - hypopigmentary disorders
Disorders of pigmentation - disorders of atypical coloration
Disorders of collagen
- Cutaneous asthenia Skin: cutaneous asthenia.
- Disorder of the footpads in the German Shepherd Dog.
- Focal metatarsal fistulation in the German Shepherd Dog.
- Multiple collagenous nevi.
- Nodular dermatofibrosis.
Disorders of vessels
- Familial vasculopathy.
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- Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
- Medeiros G X, Riet-Correa F (2015) Epidermolysis bullosa in animals: a review. Vet Dermatol 26 (1), 3-13, e1-2 PubMed.
- Halper J (2014) Connective tissue disorders in domestic animals. Adv Exp Med Biol 802, 231-240 PubMed.
- Schoeneback J J, Ostrander E A (2014) Insights into morphology and disease from the dog genome project. Annu Rev Cell Dev Biol 30, 535-560 PubMed.
Other sources of information
- Miller W H, Griffin G E, Campbell K L (2013)Muller and Kirk's Small Animal Dermatology.7th edn. St Louis, Elsevier, pp 573-617.