Key Features

  • Current, comprehensive coverage includes every known equine dermatosis.
  • An emphasis on differential diagnosis includes key differentials and breed predilections for each disease, especially helpful when you have only a specimen and an incomplete history to work with.
  • A consistent format makes it easy to locate information on each skin disorder, including a clinical description, its cause and pathogenesis, clinical features, clinical management, diagnosis, treatment, and any zoonotic aspects.
  • Expert authors Danny W. Scott, DVM, and William H. Miller, Jr., VMD, offer years of knowledge, experience, and their vast image collections.
  • Diagnostic tables in each chapter provide a quick reference for identifying lesions and disorders.
  • An extensive list of references at the end of each chapter includes recommendations for further reading.

Table of Contents

1. Structure and Function of the Skin
2. Diagnostic Methods
3. Dermatologic Therapy
4. Bacterial Skin Diseases
5. Fungal Skin Diseases
6. Parasitic Diseases
7. Viral and Protozoal Skin Diseases
8. Skin Immune System and Allergic Skin Diseases
9. Immune-Mediated Disorders
10. Endocrine, Nutritional, and Miscellaneous Hair Coat Disorders
11. Keratinization Defects
12. Pigmentary Abnormalities
13. Environmental Skin Diseases
14. Congenital and Hereditary Skin Diseases
15. Miscellaneous Skin Diseases
16. Neoplasms, Cysts, Hamartomas, and Keratoses


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