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- 5 year old female neutered DSH with Malassezia-associated dermatitis due to severe dental disease.
- A cat with bilateral temporomandibular ankylosis had difficulty eating and grooming.
- There is erythema and alopecia in areas soiled by pseudoptyalism and food falling from the mouth.
- More than four Malassezia organisms per high power field were found on sticky tape samples taken from diseased skin stained with Diff Quik.
- Treatment with oral ketoconazole Ketoconazole 7.5mg/kg BID for three weeks with more hygiene at meal times resolved the Malassezia infection and the dermatosis.