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Clostridium perfringens) • Histoplasmosis • Pythiosis Parvovirus Parasites • Whipworms • Hookworms • Coccidia Neoplasia • Rectal polyp • Adenocarcinoma • Lymphoma • Leiomyoma or leiomyosarcoma Prolapsed rectum Mucosal trauma • Foreign body or foreign material • Pelvic fractures • Iatrogenic (thermometers, enemas, fecal loops, rectal palpation) Iliocecal intussusception Hematuria Renal or Lower Urinary Tract Disease Inflammation/infection Urolithiasis Obstruction Trauma Neoplasia Bleeding disorder Heat stroke Renal infarct Granulomatous urethritis Feline lower urinary tract disease (FLUTD) Parasitism Drug induced (cyclophosphamide) Renal pelvic hematoma Vascular malformation Idiopathic renal hematuria Renal telangiectasia of Welsh Corgis Renal hematuria of Weimaraners Pseudohematuria (myoglobin, hemoglobin, drugs, dyes) 37 38 PART ONE Clinical Signs Approach to Differential Diagnosis Extraurinary Disease Prostatic disease (infection, tumor, cyst, abscess) Uterine disease (pyometra, proestrus, tumor, subinvolution of placental sites) Vaginal (trauma, neoplasia) Preputial/penile (trauma, neoplasia) Hemoptysis Cardiovascular Heartworm disease Cardiogenic pulmonary edema Arteriovenous fistula Bacterial endocarditis Pulmonary Thromboembolism (secondary to neoplasia, endocrine, cardiac, metabolic disease) Bacterial pneumonia Pulmonary abscess Nocardiosis Bordetella bronchiseptica infection Chronic bronchitis/bronchiectasis Fungal pneumonia (blastomycosis, coccidiomycosis, histoplasmosis) Neoplasia (primary adenocarcinoma, undifferentiated carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, chondrosarcoma, metastatic or primary tracheal tumors) Lung lobe torsion Parasites (Paragonimus kellicotti, Capillaria aerophila, Aelurostrongylus abstrusus) Pulmonary infiltrate with eosinophils Systemic bleeding disorder Primary (quantitative or qualitative platelet defects) Secondary (factor deficiencies, anticoagulant rodenticide toxicity, disseminated intravascular coagulopathy) Trauma (pulmonary contusion, tracheal rupture, foreign body) Iatrogenic (endotracheal intubation, complication of lung biopsy/aspirate, transtracheal wash, bronchoscopy) Hemorrhage, Prolonged See Part Two, Section V: Differential Diagnosis for Thrombocytopenia, Platelet Dysfunction, and Coagulopathies, Inherited and Acquired.

Also pemphigus complex, SLE, uveodermatologic syndrome, bullous pemphigoid, mucocutaneous pyoderma, drug eruption, and contact dermatitis. Infectious causes include leishmaniasis, blastomycosis, sporotrichosis, and bacterial folliculitis. Drug related—ketoconazole, procainamide, and vitamin E may cause diffuse coat lightening. 42 PART ONE Clinical Signs Approach to Differential Diagnosis Nutritional/metabolic—deficiencies of zinc, pyridoxine, pantothenic acid, and lysine are associated with graying of hair.

Partial oculocutaneous albinism with abnormal function of granulocytes and platelets resulting in hemorrhage, recurrent infections, and death at a young age. Graying—age-associated, reduction of melanocyte replication. Vitiligo—macular leukoderma and leukotrichia of nose, ears, buccal mucosa, and facial skin. Antimelanocyte antibodies found in serum of some affected dogs. Seen most commonly in Siamese cat, Belgian Tervuren, German Shepherd, collie, Rottweiler, Doberman Pinscher, Giant Schnauzer.

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