Ectodermal dysplasia/Skin fragility syndrome

At birth, the skin of affected dogs is abnormally pale and translucent on ears, feet, nose and... more
Disease
At birth, the skin of affected dogs is abnormally pale and translucent on ears, feet, nose and mouth area. Spontaneous sloughing of the nose and footpad epithelium and bleeding of ear tips occur if traumatized. Lips and facial skin layers also slough when rubbed or licked by mother. Affected dogs have to be euthanized.
Breed
Chesapeake Bay Retriever
Heredity
autosomal recessive
Test duration
1-2 weeks after arrival of the sample in the lab
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