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Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion. Small Animal Dermatology. 3rd Edition

  • ID: 4411223
  • Book
  • April 2018
  • Region: Global
  • 864 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Blackwell′s Five–Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion: Small Animal Dermatology, Third Edition offers accessible, reliable information on canine and feline dermatology using the popular Blackwell′s Five–Minute Veterinary Consult format now with new topics, updated therapeutics, and improved images. Aiding busy practitioners in making rapid, accurate decisions, the book presents essential information for diagnosing and treating skin conditions in an easy–to–use bulleted format.

This fully updated new edition includes many new topics, and existing content has been fully revised to provide a resource that is current and clinically relevant. Updated scientific information, as well as appropriate common clinical myths, have been added throughout the text. With more than 550 full–color photographs to aid in diagnosis and useful appendices on dermatologic therapeutics, Blackwell′s Five–Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion: Small Animal Dermatology is packed with essential information for veterinarians and students alike.


  • Provides fast access to reliable information on treating dermatologic diseases and conditions in dogs and cats
  • Uses the popular Blackwell′s Five–Minute Veterinary Consult format and alphabetic arrangement for quick reference
  • Offers thorough updates to this popular handbook, including a new "basics" section, new topics, and updated therapeutics, as well as new and improved images of dermatoses for easy comparison with clinical cases
  • Puts the most commonly used dermatology information at the clinician′s fingertips for rapid decision–making
  • Includes access to a companion website with client education handouts to download and use in practice
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Preface ix

About the Companion Website xi

section 1 Basics 1

chapter 1 Epidermis in Clinical Dermatology 3

chapter 2 Lesion Description/Terminology 11

chapter 3 Diagnostic Culture and Identification (Bacterial and Fungal) 28

chapter 4 Obtaining a Diagnostic Biopsy 36

chapter 5 Practical Cytology 43

chapter 6 Symptom Checker (Lesional and Regional Dermatoses) 59

chapter 7 Antibiotic Stewardship and Emerging Resistant Bacterial Infections 142

section 2 Diseases/Disorders 155

chapter 8 Acne (Canine and Feline) 157

chapter 9 Anal Furunculosis/Perianal Fistula 161

chapter 10 Anal Sac Disorders 169

chapter 11 Atopic Disease 173

chapter 12 Autoimmune Blistering Diseases 187

chapter 13 Bacterial Pyoderma 211

chapter 14 Behavioral or Self–Injurious Dermatoses  227

chapter 15 Biting and Stinging Insects 239

chapter 16 Contact Dermatitis 265

chapter 17 Cutaneous Adverse Drug Reaction, Erythema Multiforme, Stevens Johnson Syndrome, and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis 272

chapter 18 Cutaneous Adverse Food Reactions  286

chapter 19 Demodicosis (Canine and Feline) 296

chapter 20 Dermatomyositis, Canine Familial 312

chapter 21 Dermatophytosis 320

chapter 22 Endocrinopathies, Atypical 337

chapter 23 Eosinophilic Disease (Granuloma) Complex 351

chapter 24 Epitheliotropic (Cutaneous) Lymphoma  365

chapter 25 Histiocytic Proliferative Disorders 380

chapter 26 Hyperadrenocorticism, Canine 394

chapter 27 Hyperadrenocorticism, Feline Skin Fragility Syndrome 409

chapter 28 Hypothyroidism 416

chapter 29 Keratinization (Cornification) Disorders  430

chapter 30 Leishmaniasis: Protozoan Dermatitis  458

chapter 31 Lupus Erythematosus 467

chapter 32 Malassezia Dermatitis 480

chapter 33 Mast Cell Tumors 494

chapter 34 Mycobacterial Infections 510

chapter 35 Mycoses, Deep 521

chapter 36 Nocardiosis and Actinomycosis 535

chapter 37 Otitis Externa,Media, and Interna 541

chapter 38 Panniculitis 563

chapter 39 Photodermatoses 574

chapter 40 Pododermatitis and Claw Disorders 588

chapter 41 Pre– and Paraneoplastic Syndromes 615

chapter 42 Sarcoptid Mites 634

chapter 43 Sebaceous Adenitis, Granulomatous  648

chapter 44 Sporotrichosis 658

chapter 45 Superficial Necrolytic Dermatitis 665

chapter 46 Tumors, Common Skin and Hair Follicle  672

chapter 47 Uveodermatologic Syndrome 692

chapter 48 Vasculitis 698

chapter 49 Viral Dermatoses 711

chapter 50 Zoonosis 727

appendix A Canine Genodermatoses 731

appendix B Drug Formulary 747

Index 821

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Karen Helton Rhodes
Alexander H. Werner
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