Acral Lick Dermatitis

Skin Diseases in Cats that Involve Licking
Acral lick dermatitis is a firm, raised, ulcerative, or thickened plaque usually located on the back side of the ankle, or between the toes. The age at which it occurs in cats varies with the cause. Some veterinarians believe it may more commonly affect males, while others indicate there is no predisposition.
Symptoms and Types
The following are some symptoms that may be observed if your cat is suffering from acral lick dermatitis:

Excessive licking and chewing on the affected area
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