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    Ulcerative dermatitis (scale rot, necrotic dermatitis), ball python

    Ulcerative dermatitis (scale rot, necrotic dermatitis), ball python. Contrary to popular belief, this is a disease that moves from the inside out, rather than outside in. The inciting cause is compromised immunity with subsequent invasion of bacteria.

    Courtesy of Dr. Roger Klingenberg.

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