Image Quiz: Dermatology—The case of the blind Akita

Image Quiz: Dermatology—The case of the blind Akita

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Oct 14, 2011

This 4-year-old neutered Akita was presented for evaluation of acute onset of blindness and skin lesions characterized by inflammation, depigmentation, and crusting of the eyelids and nasal planum.

What is your tentative diagnosis?

a) Systemic lupus erythematosus

b) Pemphigus foliaceus

c) Discoid lupus erythematosus

d) Demodicosis

e) Uveodermatologic syndrome

f) Adult-onset juvenile cellulitis

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