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  • 1 Departments of Diagnostic Medicine and Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506.
  • | 2 Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506.
  • | 3 Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506.
History

A 4.5-year-old spayed female domestic shorthair cat was referred for evaluation of numerous crusted, ulcerated, and fistulated lesions on the dorsum, ventrum, head, tail, and limbs. The cat, which lived in Manhattan, Kansas, had no history of travel and was kept predominantly indoors but was allowed outdoors during the day. The owner had no other cats but had a Yorkshire Terrier that, according to the owner, had no skin lesions or other evidence of illness. Over a period of approximately 2 months, the referring veterinarian prescribed various topical antimicrobial ointments and orally administered antimicrobials; however, the lesion continued to

Contributor Notes

Address correspondence to Dr. Pohlman (lpohlman@vet.k-state.edu).