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Pyotraumatic Dermatitis

Pyotraumatic Dermatitis (Acute Moist Dermatitis, “Hot Spots”) General Information Pyotraumatic dermatitis is caused by excessive licking, biting, rubbing, or scratching of an area of the body that itches or is painful. Many cases are simply an intense reaction to flea bites. Other underlying causes include allergy, parasites, ear infections, anal irritations, matted dirty coats, contact with irritating materials, and compulsive …