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Related to autoimmune skin disease: psoriasis, Scleroderma, vitiligo
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Akitas and Chow Chows particularly are at risk for one of the two most common forms of autoimmune skin disease in dogs--pemphigus foliaceus, a term relating to Latin for "bubble.
Vitiligo is an autoimmune skin disease in which pigment loss results in irregular white patches of skin and hair.
Bullous pemphigoid is an autoimmune skin disease characterized by development of antibodies against mucous membranes and skin.
She suffers from alopecia areata--an unpredictable autoimmune skin disease resulting in the loss of hair on the scalp and elsewhere on the body.

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