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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Dec 01, 2006
The treatment method for corns is as debatable as their etiology. Many techniques have been described. All of these treatment options have varying degrees of success.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 01, 2006
The immune system plays a role in the development of juvenile- and adult-onset demodicosis.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 01, 2006
It seems that pinnal inflammation is much easier to treat than canal inflammation.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Sep 01, 2006
In this article, I review the efficacy of immunotherapy for treating atopic dermatitis, help you ease your clients' nerves about administering the injections, and show you how to easily adapt the administration protocol based on a patient's responses to the injections.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Sep 01, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
Your veterinarian has determined that your dog has allergies to certain substances, such as house dust mites and various grasses and insects, and may benefit from allergen injections to slowly lessen your pet's reaction to the substances. You can easily administer these injections at home.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2006
In our practice we actually see more cases of Cheyletiella mites "walking dandruff" than fleas!
Jun 01, 2006
Topical therapy is an important - and in many cases essential - component of successfully managing allergic dermatitis in dogs. When used as an adjunctive treatment for generalized disease, topical therapy often minimizes dependence on systemic medications that may be deleterious to the patient's health. In addition, topical therapy may be more effective in treating localized or regionalized pruritus.
Jun 01, 2006
In the simplest terms, allergic dermatitis refers to any inflammatory skin disease caused by any type of allergy. The unifying characteristic of these diseases is that they cause pruritus and subsequent inflammation. Depending on the etiology, the event may be short-lived or become a lifelong condition. Table 1 lists the reported allergic diseases of small animals. 1,2 These diseases are rarely uncomplicated and often involve secondary infections. Furthermore, more than one core allergic disease is often present concurrently. These factors can make diagnosis and management of allergic dermatitis cases challenging.
Jun 01, 2006
Triamcinolone topical solution is an effective and safe alternative to systemically administered corticosteroids.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 01, 2006
We are just now determining the best concentration levels to run a skin test for food-storage mites.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Feb 01, 2006
Recurrent pyodermas are a frustrating skin problem in veterinary patients. The key to treating them is to identify the underlying cause. But first you must discern whether the pyoderma is truly recurrent or is simply relapsing.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Feb 01, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
If you need help microscopically identifying fungal colonies, visit www.doctorfungus.org.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Oct 01, 2005
Many conditions can cause pruritus in dogs and cats, the most common being allergies (atopy, food, flea) and external parasites (e.g. Sarcoptes scabiei, Cheyletiella species).
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2005
Most clients don't realize that dust mites are found in bedding, carpet, upholstery and mattresses — not in furnace ducts.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 01, 2005
A 9-year-old castrated male Persian cat was referred with a four-month history of non-pruritic crusting and alopecia involving the face and abdomen.