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Small Animal Dermatology Secrets

This full-color dermatology text provides essential, practical information for solving dermatological problems commonly encountered in small animals. Organized by disorder type, the popular question-and-answer format and detailed index make it easy to find vital information. In more than 50 chapters, the expert contributors propose key questions and provide authoritative answers about the diagnosis and treatment of dermatologic conditions relevant to small animal veterinary practice.

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Published: February 2004

Imprint: Hanley And Belfus Medical Publishers

ISBN: 978-1-56053-626-0

Contents

  • I. GENERAL
    1. Structure and Function of the Skin
    2. The Vocabulary of Dermatology
    3. Diagnostic Techniques in Dermatology
    4. A Guide to Skin Biopsies from a Pathologist=s Perspective

    II. DERMATOLOGIC THERAPY
    5. Symptomatic Management of Pruritus
    6. Antimicrobial Therapy
    7. Parasiticides in Dermatology
    8. Immunoadjuvant Therapy
    9. Principles of Topical therapy
    10. Lasers in Dermatology

    III. INHERITED DISORDERS
    11. Disorders of Keratinization
    12. Disorders of Hair and Hair Growth
    13. Disorders of Collagen and Elastin
    14. Inherited Vesiculobullous Disorders
    15. Miscellaneous Congenital and Hereditary Disorders

    IV. PARASITIC SKIN DISEASES
    16. Arthropod Parasites
    17. Insects
    18. Helminth Dermatoses

    V. INFECTIOUS SKIN DISEASES
    19. Bacterial Infections
    20. Superficial Mycotic Infections
    21. Deep Mycoses
    22. Pythiosis and Lagenidiosis
    23. Miscellaneous Infections


    VI. INFLAMMATORY SKIN DISEASES
    24. Atopy
    25. Dietary Hypersensitivity
    26. Contact Hypersensitivity
    27. Flea Allergy Dermatitis
    28. Miliary Dermatitis
    29. Feline Eosinophilic Granuloma Complex
    30. Canine Eosinophilic Furunculosis
    31. Idiopathic Sterile Granuloma and Pyogranuloma Syndrome
    32. Immune-mediated Skin Diseases
    33. Erythema Multiforme and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
    34. Panniculitis
    35. Vasculitis and Vasculopathy

    VII. ENDOCRINE AND METABOLIC DISORDERS WITH CUTANEOUS MANISFESTATIONS
    36. Thyroid Dysfunction
    37. Adrenal Dysfunction
    38. Sex Hormone Dermatoses
    39. Miscellaneous Hormone-Responsive Alopecias
    40. Metabolic Epidermal Necrosis
    41. Paraneoplastic Skin Diseases
    42. Zinc-Related Dermatoses

    VII. MISCELLANEOUS DERMATOSES
    43. Environmental Dermatoses
    44. Psychocutaneous Disorders
    45. Diseases of the Claw and Clawbed
    46. Perianal Fistula Disease
    47. Blepharitis
    48. Disorders of Pigmentation
    49. Diseases of the Ear

    IX. TUMORS OF THE SKIN
    50. Non-Neoplastic Tumors
    51. Epithelial Neoplasms
    52. Tumors of Adnexal Origin
    53. Mesenchymal Neoplasms Affecting the Skin and Subcutaneous Tissues in the Dog and Cat
    54. Mast Cell Neoplasia in the Dog and Cat
    55. Lymphohistiocytic Neoplasms
    56. Melanocytic Neoplasms
    57. Miscellaneous Cutaneous Neoplasms

    X. INDEX

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