Skin Disease – Causes:

  1. Parasitic skin disease – caused by mites, fleas, lice, chiggers, etc.
  2. Bacterial skin disease – probably one of the most common casues and often a secondary factor as well.
  3. Fungal skin disease – ringworm
  4. Viral skin disease
  5. Skin disease due to physical factors – Sun burn, trauma, burns, self-inflicted injury, bite wounds, etc.
  6. Allergic skin disease – allergic inhalant dermatitis, flea bite hypersensitivity, food allergy, contact allergy, etc.
  7. Immune-mediated skin disease
  8. Endocrine skin disease – Hypothyroidism, Cushing’s disease, ovarian imbalance, etc.
  9. Toxic skin disease – Drug reaction, Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome, other.
  10. Skin disease due to systemic disease – Hepatocutaneous syndrome, others.
  11. Nutritional skin disease – Zinc-responsive dermatosis, vitamin deficiency, etc.
  12. Genetic/Hereditary skin disease – Color-mutant alopecia, others.
  13. Neoplasia – skin tumors, lymphosarcoma, others.
  14. Miscellaneous skin disease

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