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Erythema

Reddening of the skin

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Pyoderma

A pyogenic (pus-forming, e.g infected) condition of the skin

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Puritus

Sensation within the skin that provokes the desire to scratch

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Seborrhoea

Excessive secretion of sebum by the sebaceous glands within the skin, giving the coat and skin an oily appearance