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Pyoderma - bacterial skin infection Owner Factsheet

Contributor(s): Beatrice Funiciello, Jennifer Hamlin

Pyoderma is a skin condition characterised by moist, painful, irritated skin with bacterial infection. It can occur on many areas of the body, usually as a result of trauma or disease that has caused an area of the skin to break down. Treatment is usually quick and effective with prompt veterinary care.
Image: Skin: ulceration
©Glen Cousquer

What is pyoderma?

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What causes pyoderma?

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How will I know if my rabbit has pyoderma?

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How will my vet confirm my rabbit has pyoderma?

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Can my rabbit be treated?

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Can I prevent pyoderma?

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