A Comprehensive and Illustrated Guide to the Interpretation of Skin Lesions via Cytological Examination
Author: Francesco Albanese
This book discusses canine and feline skin cytology and the importance of this diagnostic tool in interpreting skin lesions. With more than 600 clinical and cytological color pictures, it explains the cytological patterns observed in all cutaneous inflammatory and neoplastic lesions in cats and dogs, as well as cutaneous metastasis of non-primary skin neoplasms. The first part of the book describes cell morphology and cytological patterns, providing an overview of the normal structure of the skin. In the second chapter, readers learn how to choose the best techniques for different types of lesions. Further chapters present the cytological findings in the main inflammatory and neoplastic skin diseases. By focusing on the macroscopic aspects of the lesions from which the cells are collected, it helps readers to interpret cytological specimens. The final chapter explores the cytology of cutaneous metastasis from internal organs or accessory glands. This book offers veterinary students and practitioners alike an essential diagnostic tool.
"This is a ‘go-to’ reference text for a serious cytologist. " Reviewed by: Kathleen Tennant on behalf of Veterinary Record, November 2015 Comprehensive coverage of all body systems and body fluids — and the pathological changes associated with various infectious agents — emphasizes areas in which the application of cytology has the greatest diagnostic value. Exceptional-quality, full-color photomicrographs show both normal and abnormal tissue and also include detailed legends. Discussions of clinical, differential, and cytological diagnosis accompany the illustrations of lesions and conditions in each chapter. Helpful hints for improving specimen quality are provided in discussions of common errors and problems encountered in the preparation of cytological specimens. Coverage of histology in organ system chapters demonstrates the histological or histopathologic corollary of cytologic findings. Clear, concise descriptions include sampling techniques, slide preparation and examination, and guidelines for interpretation, leading to accurate in-house and commercial laboratory diagnosis. Easy-to-use, well-organized format includes many tables, algorithms, boxes, and Key Point callouts for at-a-glance reference. NEW examples and identifiers and a new discussion on artifacts address the latest developments in canine and feline cytology. NEW! Dozens of new images include photomicrographs of blood and bone marrow cytology. NEW! All-new appendix summarizes clinically relevant information on artifacts, special tests, specific characteristics, and much more. UPDATED sampling techniques and examination guidelines include information on how and where to test for specific conditions.
AIle hier in Rede stehenden Krankheiten sind selten; die haufigste, die Mukopo lysaccharidose III (MPSose III) kommt einmal auf 160000 Lebendgeborene vor. Dies bringt mit sich, daB in der Regel dem einzelnen Arzt nur wenige Hille bekannt sind und die Literatur vorwiegend kasuistische Darstellungen bietet. Eine systematische und umfassende Ubersicht gibt es bisher nicht. Daher erschien es uns sinnvoll, zusammenhangend fiber ein groBes, durch viele Jahre hindurch gesammeltes Material zu berichten, welches hinreichende Vergleichs moglichkeiten bietet. Dabei konnte erstmalig versucht werden, die fUr einzelne Krankheiten spezifischen, z. T. sogar pathognomonischen Befunde herauszuar beiten. Die Nomenklatur hat sich in der Vergangenheit mehrfach geandert. Ur spriinglich wurden die sog. klassischen Speicherkrankheiten, wie M. Gaucher, M. Niemann-Pick und amaurotische Idiotie, nach rein klinischen Gesichtspunk ten abgegrenzt. Wie auch die Dysostosis multiplex waren sie lange Zeit Sammel begriffe ganz verschiedener Krankheiten. Ein erster groBer Meilenstein war der Nachweis vermehrter Ausscheidung saurer Mukopolysaccharide (sMPS) im Urin bei MPSosen durch DORFMAN U. LORINCZ . Aufgrund dieser Tatsache konnten bereits 6 verschiedene Formen der MPSosen typisiert werden. Darfiber hinaus konnte man wegen der fehlenden Mukopolysaccharidurie die groBe Gruppe der Mukolipidosen (MLosen) abgrenzen. Etwa 1 Jahrzehnt spater ge lang ein wichtiger Schritt durch die Erkenntnis, daB es sich bei diesen Formen des "inborn error of metabolism" nicht urn Synthese-, sondern um Degrada tionsstorungen - nachgewiesen mit Hilfe von Fibroblastenkulturen - handelt . Danach wurden dann - zuerst beim M. Austin  - in rascher Folge viele Enzymdefekte aufgeklart.
Der vorliegende Atlas ist eine bislang einmalige Zusammenstellung aller bildgebenden Verfahren für die drei großen "Heimtierklassen" Vögel, Kleinsäuger und Reptilien. Für jede Kleintierpraxis liegt damit eine ideale Ergänzung zu der bisher verfügbaren Literatur der bildgebenden Diagnostik vor.
Praxisgerecht in Wort und Bild werden alle Diagnose- und Therapieabläufe Step-by-Step vermittelt. Das Buch beschreibt einfache, effiziente Diagnosetechniken ebenso wie die neuesten bildgebenden Verfahren. Darüber hinaus: eigenes Kapitel über Laserchirurgie am Ohr.
Unentbehrlich für den chirurgischen Alltag! Ob zum Nachschlagen oder zum schnellen Abklären aktueller Probleme - "Fossum" lässt keine Fragen offen. Über 1.500 farbige Abbildungen verdeutlichen die Inhalte. Neu in der 2. Auflage • Neue Kapitel: physikalische Therapie, minimalinvasive Verfahren, Operationen des Auges • Deutlich erweitert:Perioperative multimodale Schmerztherapie, Arthroskopie, Ellenbogendysplasie beim Hund, Gelenkersatz und die Behandlung von Osteoarthritis • Mehr über die neuesten bildgebenden Verfahren
Dog, Cat, Horse and Cow: Self-Assessment Color Review
Author: Kathleen Freeman
Publisher: CRC Press
This book offers a sampling of cytological features and patterns as an aid to study, revision and continuing education for veterinarians in practice and training, for veterinary students, nurses, and technicians. The cases are presented randomly, are illustrated by 267 photomicrographs in full color, and appear as self-assessment questions and detailed explanatory answers. Species covered include the dog, the cat, and the horse, with additional material on the cow.
Canine and Feline Infectious Diseases is a practical, up-to-date resource covering the most important and cutting-edge advances in the field. Presented by a seasoned educator in a concise, highly visual format, this innovative guide keeps you current with the latest advances in this ever-changing field. 80 case studies illustrate the clinical relevance of the major infectious disease chapters. Well-organized Major Infectious Diseases chapters break down content by etiologic agent and epidemiology, clinical signs and their pathophysiology, physical examination findings, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis, immunity, prevention, and public health implications. Over 80 case studies illustrate how the information provided can be applied in everyday practice. Logical approach to laboratory diagnosis guides you through all the steps needed to accurately diagnose and treat viral, bacterial, fungal, protozoal, and algal diseases. Practical protocols provided by expert clinicians guide you in the management of canine and feline patients suspected to have infectious diseases, including handling, disinfection, isolation, and vaccination protocols. Over 500 full color images – geographic distribution maps, life cycle drawings, and hundreds of color photographs – visually illustrate and clarify complex issues. Easy-to-understand tables and boxes make content quickly accessible, eliminating the need to sort through dense text for critical information in the clinical setting.
Clinical Atlas of Canine and Feline Dermatology presents more than a thousand high-quality color photographs depicting common dermatologic diseases and conditions, making it easy for clinicians to quickly evaluate and accurately identify clinical dermatologic lesions. Easy-to-use charts of dermatologic diseases provide differential diagnoses and treatments, helping practitioners to quickly find the most common differential diagnoses, perform appropriate diagnostics, and treat their patients. Written by experienced veterinary dermatologists, the book begins with chapters on essential dermatologic diagnostics and identification and interpretation of skin lesions, featuring pictorial illustrations with commentary of the most common causes. Diagnostic algorithms for pruritus and alopecia simplify the workup of these very common presenting symptoms, and easily referenced tables detail the presentation, diagnosis, and management of hundreds of skin diseases. The book also offers a dermatologic formulary including systemic and topical therapies. Provides more than a thousand images showing the most encountered dermatologic conditions in dogs and cats Includes easy-to-interpret charts of differential diagnoses and treatments Offers diagnostic and treatment algorithms for the most common skin diseases in dogs and cats Presents details of the presentation, diagnosis, and management of hundreds of skin diseases in tables for quick reference Features video clips on a companion website demonstrating dermatologic diagnostic techniques, including skin scrapings and cytology, aspiration of skin masses for cytology, and biopsy Offering fast access to practical information for diagnosing and treating dermatologic disease in small animal practice, Clinical Atlas of Canine and Feline Dermatology is an essential book for any small animal practitioner or veterinary student.
Manual of Skin Diseases of the Dog and Cat, Second Editionprovides a valuable asset to the practice library for quick andeasy reference on a busy day. Dealing with all common skin diseasesin both the dog and the cat, particular attention is paid to thedifferences between the two species. Each chapter looks at adifferent type of skin disease with descriptions of clinicalpresentations and a guide for diagnostic tests for each. This bookis a combined update of two of Sue Paterson’s books, SkinDiseases of the Dog and Skin Diseases of the Cat, intoone volume for ease of reference. Particular emphasis is placed on those diagnostic techniquesavailable to the veterinarian within a general practiceenvironment Provides a practical approach to diagnosis and management Contains almost 500 color photographs of common and rare skinconditions
P. J. Canfield,Patricia Anne Martin,University of Sydney. Post-Graduate Foundation in Veterinary Science
Highly respected in the field, Diagnostic Cytology and Hematology of the Dog and Cat is the complete resource for developing the knowledge and skills you need for clinical laboratory diagnostics. Detailed illustrations and descriptions of cytologic and hematologic samples allow you to diagnose both common and uncommon diseases in dogs and cats. Microscopic evaluation techniques and interpretation guidelines for organ tissue, blood, and other body fluid specimens give you a basic understanding of sample collection and specimen preparation. In addition, algorithms are generously distributed throughout the text, helping you evaluate various cytologic preparations. Over 1,300 vivid, high-resolution images help you identify normal vs. abnormal cells, enabling you to make accurate diagnoses. User-friendly, detailed instructions guide you through in-house laboratory evaluation as well as the submission and transport of samples for culture and commercial laboratory interpretation. Easy-to-follow algorithms and tables facilitate quick access to necessary information and guide you to the most accurate cytologic diagnosis. Contributions from nearly 50 academic and diagnostic laboratory experts provide the best and most current information available. Comprehensive coverage in one all-inclusive resource saves you time. NEW! Four new chapters — The Adrenal Gland, Immunocytochemistry, Flow Cytometry, and Molecular Methods in Lymphoid Malignancies — provide you with detailed information on how these topics relate to clinical disease diagnosis. NEW! Revised chapters throughout the text give you the most complete and up-to-date coverage of recently recognized conditions, new terminology, and new procedures. NEW! Callouts highlighting Tips and Pitfalls facilitate quick access and detailed instructions for in-house laboratory evaluation, including specimen preparation and diagnosis, as well as submission and transport of samples for commercial laboratory interpretation.
Great pet care begins with an informed owner. When veterinarians have INSTRUCTIONS FOR VETERINARY CLIENTS: Canine and Feline Skin Diseases at their fingertips, giving the owners the information they need is as easy as 1-2-3. Why? Because this handy, complete collection of dog and cat skin disease handouts is designed to be photocopied, so the veterinarian can give the client a copy of the appropriate handout during an office visit. Each handout is organized with a description of the problem, important treatment points, and precautionary instructions. This valuable book covers approximately 78 skin diseases and 13 general therapies, organized by type of skin problem, such as hypersensitivities, neoplasias and parasitic conditions. Using this binder in veterinary practice increases communication between veterinarian and client, and ensures healthier skin for dogs and cats. * Provides up-to-date information on management of skin diseases in dogs and cats. * Contains helpful assessment and history forms to help the veterinarian diagnose the patient's specific problem and monitor treatment. * Includes handouts on 78 skin problems and 13 therapies. * Packages content in a 3-ring overlay binder with 3-hole punched sheets that allow easy access for photocopying. * Presents information in simple, straight forward language that is easily understood by clients. * Provides space on handouts to write additional information and instructions. * Includes a Preface and How To Use section that describe benefits to busy practitioners and staff, so they get the most out of the handouts.
Thelma Lee Gross,Peter J. Ihrke,Emily J. Walder,Verena K. Affolter
Author: Thelma Lee Gross,Peter J. Ihrke,Emily J. Walder,Verena K. Affolter
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Diagnosis is often the most challenging part of dermatology. Diagnostic dermatology melds both clinical and histopathologic diagnosis by correlating the clinical and microscopic features of skin disease. This book is a heavily illustrated comprehensive overview of clinical dermatology and dermatopathology that will provide the reader with the tools to accurately diagnose skin disease in the dog and cat. The book will prove an indispensable reference for veterinary dermatologists, diagnostic pathologists, and small animal practitioners who seek to improve their skill in diagnostic dermatology. Completely revised second edition, with many new disease descriptions Now with colour clinical photographs illustrating all of the non-neoplastic skin diseases (previous edition had black and white photographs only) Written by internationally renowned experts, it provides a comprehensive overview of clinical dermatology and dermatopathology for all those interested in skin diseases of dogs and cats.
Stay current with cutting-edge information from the leading feline experts! August’s Consultations in Feline Internal Medicine, Volume 7 takes the popular Current Therapy approach to the latest issues, advances, and therapies in feline care. The 103 new chapters are organized by body systems, making information easy to access, and include more than 800 new detailed photographs, diagrams, and MRI and ultrasound images. Discussions of scientific findings always emphasize clinical relevance and practical application. This edition addresses new topics ranging from feline obesity and food allergies to respiratory mycoplasmal infections. From feline expert Susan Little, with chapters written by more than 130 international specialists, this practical resource will be an invaluable addition to every small animal clinician's library. The Current Therapy format focuses on the latest advances in feline care and includes broad, traditional, and controversial subjects of real clinical importance. Clinically relevant approach is supported with scientific research and promotes practical, progressive clinical management. More than 130 world-renowned contributors provide expert insight across the full spectrum of feline internal medicine. Extensive references make it easy to find additional information about specific topics most important to your practice. 103 ALL-NEW chapters reflect the latest findings, reports, and evidence-based coverage of pressing topics such as: Managing respiratory mycoplasmal infections Continuous glucose monitoring in cats with diabetes Feline food allergy Stem cell therapy for chronic kidney disease Feline idiopathic cystitis Electrochemotherapy Current concepts in preventing and managing obesity Recognition and treatment of hypertensive crises Feline social behavior and personality NEW Emergency and Critical Care Medicine section contains 13 chapters covering complicated and serious internal medical problems. NEW! More than 800 colorful new images clarify concepts and demonstrate clinical examples.
Part of the popular SECRETS SERIES®, this all-new text provides essential, practical information for reviewing pathology commonly encountered in clinical situations. Organized by disorder type, it features numerous photos, a popular question-and-answer format, and a detailed index that makes it easy to find information quickly. In more than 50 chapters, expert contributors propose key questions and provide authoritative answers addressing the situations that confront small animal veterinarians every day. Comprehensive coverage of pathology is offered by a team of nationally recognized veterinary pathology experts. All of the most important "need to know" questions and answers are provided in the proven format of the acclaimed Secrets Series. More than 150 superior-quality photos highlight key concepts. A thorough, highly detailed index provides quick and easy access to specific topics.
Canine and Feline Geriatric Oncology: Honoring the Human-Animal Bond, Second Edition provides a complete clinical approach to the most common neoplasias in geriatric dogs and cats. Provides the tools needed to diagnose and treat aging pets with cancer and to help clients make the best decisions for themselves and their animals Addresses the "what-ifs" that often arise during interactions with clients of aging pets with cancer and helps to determine when a pet should enter the hospice phase Features many vignettes and real-life case studies to demonstrate the issues faced by clinicians and owners dealing with older dogs and cats with cancer and end-of-life issues Fully updated and expanded with new and revised information, including new knowledge on palliative and hospice care and self-care techniques for carers