Small Animal Dermatology Secrets

By

  • Karen Campbell, DVM, MS, DAVCVIM, DACVD, Macmillan Lecturer/Practitioner in Cancer Nursing, Teaching Fellow, Edinburgh Napier University, UK

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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Book information

  • Published: December 2003
  • Imprint: HANLEY AND BELFUS MEDICAL PUBLISHERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-56053-626-0


Table of 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