Miliary dermatitis (also known as miliary eczema, papulocrusting dermatitis or scabby cat disease) isn't a specific disease but a disease complex. It is characterized by a red and crusty rash around the head, neck and back, often with intense itching (pruritis).
The name miliary dermatitis is derived from the lesions which have a millet seed type appearance.
What causes it?
There are a number of causes of feline miliary dermatitis including: