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Causes of Skin Ulcers & Draining, Oozing or Crusty Lesions on Dogs


 

The first sign of a skin problem may be a crusty area on the skin, nose, or foot. In other cases, skin problems which may start out small can progress and develop into more extensive lesions. They may open, drain, and then develop a crusty surface. In some instances there may be hair loss, and the surface of the skin can become red and oozing, and ulcers may develop. Most of the conditions which can cause these lesions are included . This extensive listing helps you understand why a quick diagnosis may be difficult to make and various diagnostic tests may need to be performed. The most common conditions causing these lesions are color-coded gray (some may be more common in certain geographical areas).


 

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