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Symmetrical Lupoid Onychodystrophy

Arwen81
May 31st, 2009, 02:51 AM
"SLO is an autoimmune disease of dogs which can cause severe claw problems in otherwise healthy dogs. It is characterised by the loss of claws from more than one paw - eventually all claws may be lost.
Other symptoms may include: receding quicks, infection (often with a strong smell), claw splitting (usually down the back of the claw), pain, distorted claws and lameness." From SLOdogs (http://pets.dir.groups.yahoo.com/group/SLOdogs/?v=1&t=directory&ch=web&pub=groups&sec=dir&slk=10)