Muller and Kirk's Small Animal Dermatology

Muller and Kirk's Small Animal Dermatology

7th Edition - November 9, 2012

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  • Authors: William Miller, Craig Griffin, Karen Campbell
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323241939
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9781416000280

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Covering the diagnosis and treatment of hundreds of dermatologic conditions, Muller and Kirk's Small Animal Dermatology, 7th Edition is today’s leading reference on dermatology for dogs, cats, and pocket pets. Topics include clinical signs, etiology, and pathogenesis of dermatologic conditions including fungal, parasitic, metabolic, nutritional, environmental, and psychogenic. This edition includes full updates of all 21 chapters, and more than 1,300 full-color clinical, microscopic, and histopathologic images. Written by veterinary experts William Miller, Craig Griffin, and Karen Campbell, this resource helps students and clinicians distinguish clinical characteristics and variations of normal and abnormal facilitating accurate diagnosis and effective therapy.

Key Features

  • Over 1,300 high-quality color images clearly depict the clinical features of hundreds of dermatologic disorders, helping to ensure accurate diagnoses and facilitating effective treatment.
  • Comprehensive coverage includes environmental, nutritional, behavioral, hereditary, and immune-mediated diseases and disorders.
  • Well-organized, thoroughly referenced format makes it easy to access information on skin diseases in dogs, cats, and exotic pets.

Table of Contents

  • 1. Structure and Function of the Skin
    2. Diagnostic Methods
    3. Dermatologic Therapy
    4. Bacterial Skin Diseases
    5. Fungal Skin Diseases
    7. Viral Rickettsial and Protozoal Skin Diseases
    8. Skin Immune System and Allergic Skin Diseases
    9. Immune-Metabolic Diseases
    10. Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases
    11. Acquired Alopecias
    12. Congenital and Hereditary Defects
    13. Pigmentary Abnormalities
    14. Keratinization Defects
    15. Psychogenic Skin Diseases
    16. Environmental Skin Diseases
    17. Nutritional Skin Diseases
    18. Miscellaneous Skin Diseases
    19. Diseases of the Eyelids, Claws, Anal Sacs, and Ears
    20. Neoplastic and Non-Neoplastic Tumors
    21. Dermatoses of Pet Rodents, Rabbits, and Ferrets

Product details

  • No. of pages: 948
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Saunders 2012
  • Published: November 9, 2012
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323241939
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9781416000280

About the Authors

William Miller

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences and Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Craig Griffin

Affiliations and Expertise

Animal Dermatology Clinic, San Diego, CA

Karen Campbell

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