Acral Lick Dermatitis - Lytle Vet Clinic

Acral Lick Dermatitis

(Lick Granuloma) General Information Acral dermatitis is a skin condition resulting from repeated licking. At first there is only a small area of hair loss; however, with constant licking, a thickened, raised plaque develops. Often this raised sore is raw, inflamed, and ulcerated. Lick granulomas occur primarily in dogs left alone for long periods. Boredom is usually responsible for the …