Skin Diseases of the Dog and Cat, 3rd Edition: A Colour Handbook

Skin Diseases of the Dog and Cat, 3rd Edition: A Colour Handbook PDF

By Nicole A. Heinrich, Melissa Eisenschenk, Richard G. Harvey and Tim Nuttall

Skin Diseases of the Dog and Cat, 3rd Edition: A Colour Handbook PDF was one of the first books to bring key information about skin diseases to clinicians in an easy-to-use problem-oriented format. This fully revised and updated Third Edition responds to the huge growth in knowledge about skin conditions over the last decade, including the discovery of new conditions, the development of new approaches to management, and effective new treatment options. Chapters are organized based on symptoms, each containing a decision tree giving basic and practical guidance. The clear user-friendly design provides one condition per page (or spread of pages).

  • 13 chapters covering over 120 skin, claw and ear conditions classified by their principle presenting sign.
  • Concise, systematically structured text covering definition, aetiology and pathogenesis, clinical features, differential diagnoses, diagnostic tests and management.
  • Flow charts in each chapter to help clinicians get to the right diagnosis.
  • Special focus on diseases affecting paediatric patients as well as chapters discussing paw, ear and nasal planum diseases.
  • Explanation of new treatments for atopic dermatitis.
  • Over 350 superb colour photographs and diagrams, mostly new for this this edition.
  • A focus on clinical practice and the need to explain the disease to the owner.
  • Up-to-date and fully referenced throughout.

This practical book continues to provide an entirely comprehensive guide to the diagnosis and management of veterinary skin conditions, in a format that is easily accessible for busy clinicians.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Basics

Chapter 2 Pruritic Dermatoses

Chapter 3 Papular, pustular, and/or crusting diseases

Chapter 4 Alopecic dermatoses

Chapter 5 Diseases of abnormal keratinization and scaling

Chapter 6 Ulcerative Dermatoses

Chapter 7 Diseases with draining tracts or sinus formation

Chapter 8 Diseases of the paws and nails

Chapter 9 Diseases of the nasal planum

Chapter 10 Pediatric and congenital disease

Chapter 11 Nodular diseases and neoplasia

Chapter 12 Diseases of abnormal pigmentation

Chapter 13 Diseases of the ears

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