Trichophyton Rinworm (Dermatophytosis) in a Jack Russell Terrier, a breed predisposed to this. Transmitted from soil or rats and mice. Can spread to humans.
Very itchy and responds poorly to anti-itch drugs and gets worse with corticosteroids,
Typically scaly with hair loss and involves head and front limbs.
Responds well to topical and systemic antifungals (Terbinifine or itraconazole)
Yarrambat Vet Hosp03 94361399