Age: 6 years
Environment: household with 15 other cats
Clinical findings: soft, scaly swelling of all the 4 paws, one of them apears with crusts.Only the footpads were afected. The lesions appear to be painful, no pruritus.
Diagnosis: plasma cell pododermatitis, an imune-mediated dermatosis
Cause: it is idiopatic but asociated with FIV infection
first 4 days prednisolon-acetate 4 mg/kg i.m, next 7 days at home metilprednisolone 2 mg/ kg