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2023 Jan 12

Vet Dermatol

Canine dermatitis on contacting grass leaf: A case series.


Mason K, Ruutu M
Vet Dermatol. 2023 Jan 12.
PMID: 36635786.


Pruritus is a common clinical sign in dogs for which owners seek veterinary attention. Its diagnosis and treatment are often a source of frustration for the owner and veterinarian. Contact dermatitis is rarely considered, even when lesions are located only on the skin. This report describes the immediate reaction to grass leaf material after skin exposure, with similarities to human protein contact dermatitis.