Small Animal Dermatology - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780721628257

Small Animal Dermatology

2nd Edition

A Color Atlas and Therapeutic Guide

Authors: Linda Medleau Keith Hnilica
Hardcover ISBN: 9780721628257
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 4th January 2006
Page Count: 544

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This well organized, easy-to-use reference provides complete coverage of over 200 skin diseases with complete diagnostic and treatment options for each disorder. Along with hundreds of high-quality images, it provides the clinical features, top differentials, diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis for each disorder. The book begins with a special chapter on differential diagnosis for the most common presenting signs in dermatologic diseases, followed by chapters covering a multitude of common and more rarely seen skin disorders.

Key Features

  • A user-friendly organization allows for quick and easy access to a specific disease, along its with differentials, diagnosis, treatment options, and images.
  • Each disorder is accompanied by vivid, full-color images to facilitate accurate diagnosis.
  • A comprehensive drug appendix includes information about dosage, adverse reactions, indications, and contraindications.

Table of Contents

  1. Differential Diagnosis and Diagnostic Tests
    2. Diagnostic Techniques
    3. Bacterial Skin Diseases
    4. Fungal Skin Diseases
    5. Parasitic Skin Disorders
    6. Viral, Rickettsial, and Protozoal Skin Diseases
    7. Hypersensitivity Disorders
    8. Autoimmune and Immune Mediated Skin Disorders
    9. Hereditary, Congenital, and Acquired Alopecias
    10. Congenital Diseases
    11. Pigmentary Abnormalities
    12. Keratinization and Seborrheic Disorders
    13. Miscellaneous Cutaneous Disorders of the Dog
    14. Miscellaneous Cutaneous Disorders of the Cat
    15. Diseases of Eyes, Claws, Anal Sacs, and Ear Canals
    16. Neoplastic and Non-neoplastic Tumors
    17. Before and After Cases


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About the Author

Linda Medleau

Affiliations and Expertise

Diplomate ACVD, Professor of Veterinary Dermatology, University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine, Athens, GA

Keith Hnilica

Affiliations and Expertise, Pet Wellness Center, Allergy and Dermatology Clinic, Knoxville, TN