Diagnosis: Feline Plasmacytic Pododermatitis

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Figure 2: A low-power photomicrograph of an H&E-stained superficial section of a paw with pododermatitis showing paw pad epithelium and a proliferative lymphoplasmacytic reaction in the superficial dermis.
Figure 3: A low-power photomicrograph of an H&E-stained deep section of a paw with pododermatitis showing a predominantly lymphoplasmacytic proliferation deep in the lesion.
Figure 4: A medium-power photomicrograph of an H&E-stained section of a paw with pododermatitis showing numerous plasma cells infiltrating the lesion.

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