Following the success and critical acclaim for the first edition, the Second Edition of Skin Diseases of the Dog and Cat is being equally well accepted, by reviewers and readers alike. The strengths of the first edition have been preserved: Problem-oriented approach; the book is arranged in twelve chapters covering dermatoses classified by their principle presenting sign Concise systematically structured text; definition, aetiology and pathogenesis, clinical features, differential diagnoses, diagnostic tests, management Focus is on clinical practice and the need to explain the disease to the owner Superb and generously sized colour photographs and diagrams Clear user-friendly design - one condition per page or spread of pages Referenced throughout to give the clinician access to the literature Within the framework and in light of the exponential growth of information in small animal dermatology since first publication, the authors have revised the entire text for the new second edition, added twenty-one new sections and one hundred and thirty-one new colour photos. The result is a handbook that is practical, extensive and up-to-date in its content, beautifully illustrated and designed. The new second edition is of value to veterinary practitioners and students, veterinary nurses, and technicians.As some animals with color dilution do not develop the condition, there appear to be other alleles or factors ... Affected animals have many large, irregularly shaped melanin granules in the basal keratinocytes, the hair matrix cells, and ... Lesions will be limited to the dilute-colored parts of the coat in multi-colored animals.
|Title||:||A Colour Handbook of Skin Diseases of the Dog and Cat UK Version, Second Edition|
|Author||:||Patrick J. McKeever, Tim Nuttall, Richard G. Harvey|
|Publisher||:||CRC Press - 2009-03-27|