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Bullous autoimmune skin disease in the dog: (1) clinical and pathological assessment
  1. D Bennett,
  2. IM Lauder,
  3. D Kirkham and
  4. A McQueen


The clinical and pathological findings of two cases of pemphigus vulgaris and four cases of bullous pemphigoid in the dog are reported. Clinically these cases were typified by ulcerative lesions of the oral mucous membranes, mucocutaneous junctions and skin. Pathologically there were intraepithelial separation and bulla formation in one of the cases of pemphigus and subepithelial separation and bulla formation in all cases of pemphigoid.

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