Small Animal Dermatology

 
 
   
 
 

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Chapter 1
The dermatology consultation

Chapter 4
Sarcoptic mange

Chapter 5
Flea allergic dermatitis

 

CONTENTS:

Acknowledgement vii
Introduction viii

1 The dermatology consultation 1
2 Laboratory tests 6

PRURITUS WITH PAPULES AND/OR CRUSTING AND/OR SCALING
3 Introduction to pruritus - pathogenesis and
evolution of lesions
21
4 Sarcoptic mange 23
5 Flea allergic dermatitis 28 
6 Atopic dermatitis 35 
7 Malassezia dermatitis 45
8 Cheyletiellosis 49
9 Dermatophytosis in a Jack Russell terrier 54
10 Dermatophytosis in a guinea-pig 60 60
11 Adverse food reaction 67 67

SCALE AND CRUST WITHOUT PRURITUS
12 Introduction to crusting and scaling 77
Scaling dermatoses
13 Sebaceous adenitis 80
14 Exfoliative dermatitis with thymoma 85 85
15 Epitheliotropic lymphoma 90 90
16 Cheyletiellosis in a rabbit 95 95
Crusting dermatoses
17 Pemphigus foliaceus in a cat 103
18 Metabolic epidermal necrosis 111
19 Zinc-responsive dermatosis 116

ALOPECIA
20 Introduction to alopecia 123
Symmetric alopecia
21 Feline symmetrical alopecia 127
22 Hypothyroidism 133
23 Colour dilution alopecia 140
24 Alopecia X in a Pomeranian 144 144
25 Canine recurrent fl ank alopecia 150 150
Multifocal alopecia
26 Demodicosis 154
27 Staphylococcal pyoderma 161
28 Dermatophytosis 169
29 Alopecia areata 176
30  Lymphoma in a hamster 181
  Alopecia with systemic signs  
31 Feline paraneoplastic alopecia 188

 

 

ULCERATIVE AND EROSIVE DERMATOSES
32 Introduction to ulcerative and erosive dermatoses 195
33 Erythema multiforme 198
34 Vasculitis 203
35 Familial canine dermatomyositis 210
36 Feline eosinophilic plaque 215
37 Head and neck pruritus 222
38 Fly strike in a rabbit (myiasis) 227


PIGMENTARY DISORDERS
39 Introduction to skin and hair pigmentation 241
40 Vitiligo in two dogs 244
41 Uveodermatological syndrome 248
42 Lentigo simplex 253
43 Hyperpigmentation due to hypothyroidism 255


CUTANEOUS NODULES OR SWELLINGS WITH OR WITHOUT DRAINING SINUS TRACTS
44 Introduction to cutaneous nodules and swelling 263
45 Acral lick dermatitis 265
46 Sterile pyogranulomatous nodular dermatitis 270
47 Feline mycobacterial disease 274
48 Multiple canine mast cell tumours 281
49 Histiocytoma 287

DERMATOSES AFFECTING SPECIFIC SITES
50 Dermatoses of specific sites 293
Face
51 Feline cowpox virus infection 296
52 Eosinophilic folliculitis and furunculosis 300
53 Cutaneous lupus erythematosus 303
Feet
54 Feline plasma cell pododermatitis 309
55 Digital squamous cell carcinoma 312
  Claws  
56 Lupoid onychodystrophy 316
  Ears  
57 Otitis externa and otitis media in a dog 322

APPENDICES
MCQs and Answers 333
1 Antibacterials used in veterinary dermatology 340
2 Basic list of equipment required 343
3 List of diseases by presenting signs 345
4 Shampoo therapy 349
5 Zoonoses 351