Pet Skin Disease: Viral Pigmented Plaques
Animal Skin and Allergy Clinic provides specialized diagnosis and treatment for your pet’s dermatologic condition. Viral pigmented plaques are an infectious disease of the skin caused by an invasion by a virus. Proper diagnosis of the underlying virus is important to provide the proper treatment for your pet.
Diagnosing Viral Pigmented Plaques
Proper diagnosis of viral pigmented plaques includes a through pet history, a physical exam of the lesions, and additional diagnostic testing such as skin scrapings, blood work, or a biopsy. Based on your pet’s results, we will outline the proper treatment options and partner with you to provide the highest quality pet health care.
Treating Viral Pigmented Plaques
One component of your pet’s viral pigmented plaque treatment may include the removal of the lesion using a surgical laser. Pet laser surgery is minimally invasive and has proven to be an effective treatment for viral pigmented plaques. Our veterinary team provides high quality surgical services, and your pet’s safety and comfort are continuously monitored throughout the procedure and recovery.
After—Surgery Site Healed
Please contact us to schedule your pet’s dermatology assessment. We do not require a referral to schedule an appointment, and we will coordinate with your primary care veterinarian to ensure clear communication regarding your pet’s diagnosis and treatment provided by our clinic.