By Sue Paterson
Bringing jointly a wealth of pictures of standard and diseased puppy and cat ears, this can be an indispensible diagnostic software for the small animal veterinary practitioner seeing ear circumstances frequently. This absolutely illustrated atlas covers the anatomy of the dogs and pussycat ear, diagnostic thoughts, a number of more often than not visible ailments, and ear surgical procedure.
Atlas of Ear illnesses of the puppy and Cat is some of the most whole photograph references for this speedily increasing department of small animal medication and surgical procedure. it really is a useful reduction for basic practitioners, in addition to these specialising in dermatology, and serves as an efficient revision reduction for veterinary scholars and people learning for additional skills in veterinary dermatology.
- Includes over four hundred top of the range color medical photos and transparent line drawings
- Images are followed via transparent explanatory textual content throughout
- Enables veterinarians to compare instances visible in perform with photographs provided to assist diagnosis
- Written via hugely certified expert veterinary dermatologist and veterinary healthcare professional
Chapter 1 Anatomy of the Ear (pages 1–21): Karen Tobias
Chapter 2 Diagnostic strategies (pages 23–36): Sue Paterson
Chapter three complicated Diagnostic thoughts (pages 37–49): Sue Paterson
Chapter four ailments of the Ear Pinna (pages 51–85): Sue Paterson
Chapter five stipulations of the Ear Canal (pages 87–106): Sue Paterson
Chapter 6 stipulations of the center Ear (pages 107–123): Sue Paterson
Chapter 7 ailments of the interior Ear (pages 125–143): Karen Tobias
Chapter eight surgical procedure of the Ear (pages 145–165): Karen Tobias
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1 Allergy Allergic skin disease typically affects the ear pinna. Atopy, food allergy, and allergic and irritant contact dermatitis can all affect this site. It is unusual for dogs and cats with flea allergic dermatitis to present with pinnal signs although sticktight fleas can attach to this site. Atlas of Ear Diseases of the Dog and Cat, First Edition. Sue Paterson and Karen Tobias. © 2013 Sue Paterson and Karen Tobias. Published 2013 by Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 51 52 Atlas of ear diseases of the dog and cat Atopy Aetiology and Pathogenesis The most recent theories on the pathogenesis of atopy suggest (to put it simply) that environmental allergens access and are processed by Langerhans cells in the skin, after percutaneous absorption.
In some cases this can lead to aural haematoma formation (Fig. 5). Chronic changes on the ear pinna in uncontrolled disease include hyperpigmentation and lichenification (Fig. 6). Atopic cats may also present with otitis externa. 1 Self-inflicted trauma and erythema on the ear pinna of an atopic dog. 2 Erythema of ear pinna in an atopic dog. 3 Mild trauma to ear tip due to head shaking in an atopic dog. 4 Marked trauma to ear tip due to head shaking in an atopic dog. 5 Aural haematoma on ear of dog due to head shaking.
This technique will identify different cell types and microorganisms such as bacteria (rods and cocci) or yeast. Some bacteria such as pseudomonas produce slime which is also visible on samples. Where there is inflammation within the middle ear samples may also contain mucus. Yeast Cytological Findings Microorganisms stained with Diff-Quik stain will all appear blue in colour. • Candida appears as a bipolar ‘cottage loaf ’-shaped structure with a narrow waist • Malassezia appears as a bipolar ‘peanut’-shaped organism with a wide waist (Fig.
Atlas of ear diseases of the dog and cat by Sue Paterson