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Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia

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ALEIXO, G.A.S. et al. Pharmacodermia in a dog after administration of beta-lactam antibiotics: case report. Arq. Bras. Med. Vet. Zootec. [online]. 2010, vol.62, n.6, pp.1526-1529. ISSN 0102-0935.

A severe cutaneous reaction in a female dog after administration of penicillin and cephalexin is described, in which the main signs presented by the patient were fever, lack of appetite, and detachment of epidermis in the dorsal region of body.The established treatment was surgical debridement of the region, topical application of Aloe Vera with sugar, and systemic antibiotic therapy with ciprofloxacin, resulting in the recovery and wound closure in approximately 45 days.

Keywords : dog; pharmaco; toxic epidermal necrolysis; toxidermy.

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