ISBN: 9781455775569
Page Count: 384
Imprint: Saunders
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Small Animal Medical Differential Diagnosis - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 2nd Edition

by Mark Thompson, DVM, DABVP(Canine and Feline)
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
ISBN: 9781455775569
Page Count: 384
Imprint: Saunders
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Small Animal Medical Differential Diagnosis, 2nd Edition is a practical, concise guide to the differential diagnosis, etiology, laboratory abnormalities, and classification of clinical signs and medical disorders in dogs and cats. By covering nearly every possible sign and clinical disorder relevant to small animal medical practice, this pocket-sized, rapid reference helps you make more reliable on-the-scene decisions.

    • More than 400 lists bring the most important medical diagnostic information from multiple resources into a single rapid reference.
    • An organized presentation of differential diagnoses by sign and symptom, disorder, and body system, facilitates quick and flexible access to information at many stages of the diagnostic work-up.
    • Alphabetical listing of all relevant laboratory tests makes information easy to find for students and experienced practitioners alike.
    • Easily identify the likeliest diagnosis by reviewing the possibilities listed in order of incidence.
    • Pocket-sized for portability, practicality, and quick reference.
    • NEW! Coverage of new disorders and syndromes expands the span of differential diagnoses to help you effectively evaluate more signs and symptoms.
    • NEW! Addition of new and more widely used diagnostic and laboratory tests keeps you up-to-date as lab tests become more specialized and sophisticated.
  • PART ONE: CLINICAL SIGNS APPROACH TO DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

    1. Abdominal Distension
    2. Abdominal Effusions and Ascites
    3. Abdominal Pain, Acute
    4. Aggressive Behavior
    5. Alopecia
    6. Anaphylaxis
    7. Anuria and Oliguria
    8. Anxiety and Phobias
    9. Ascites
    10. Ataxia and Incoordination
    11. Blindness
    12. Bradycardia, Sinus
    13. Cachexia and Muscle Wasting
    14. Compulsive Behavior Disorders
    15. Constipation
    16. Coughing
    17. Cyanosis
    18. Deafness
    19. Diarrhea, Acute
    20. Diarrhea, Chronic
    21. Dyschezia
    22. Dysphagia
    23. Dyspnea
    24. Dysuria
    25. Ecchymoses
    26. Edema
    27. Epistaxis
    28. Failure to Grow/Failure to Thrive
    29. Fever of Unknown Origin
    30. Flatulence
    31. Gagging
    32. Genital dermatoses – NEW!
    33. Halitosis
    34. Head Tilt
    35. Hematemesis
    36. Hematochezia
    37. Hematuria
    38. Hemoptysis
    39. Hemorrhage, Prolonged
    40. Horner’s Syndrome
    41. Hyperpigmentation (increased melanin in the epidermis) – NEW!
    42. Hyperthermia
    43. Hypopigmentation (due to melanocyte destruction, dysfunction, or abnormal distribution of melanosomes) – NEW!
    44. Hypothermia
    45. Icterus (Jaundice)
    46. Inappropriate Elimination
    47. Incontinence, Fecal
    48. Incontinence, Urinary
    49. Infertility, Female (Canine)
    50. Infertility, Male (Canine)
    51. Joint Swelling
    52. Lameness
    53. Lymphadenopathy (Lymph Node Enlargement)
    54. Melena
    55. Muscle Wasting
    56. Nasal Discharge
    57. Nystagmus
    58. Obesity
    59. Oliguria
    60. Pallor
    61. Papules and Pustules
    62. Paresis and Paralysis
    63. Petechiae and Ecchymoses
    64. Pollakiuria
    65. Polyuria and Polydipsia
    66. Pruritus
    67. Ptyalism (Excessive Salivation)
    68. Regurgitation
    69. Reverse Sneezing – NEW!
    70. Scaling and Crusting – NEW!
    71. Seizure
    72. Sneezing and Nasal Discharge
    73. Stertor and Stridor
    74. Stranguria, Dysuria, and Pollakiuria
    75. Stomatitis
    76. Stupor and Coma
    77. Syncope
    78. Tachycardia, Sinus
    79. Tenesmus and Dyschezia
    80. Tremor
    81. Urine, Discolored
    82. Urticaria/Angioedema
    83. Vision Loss, Sudden
    84. Vomiting
    85. Weakness
    86. Weight Gain
    87. Weight Loss

    PART TWO: SYSTEMIC APPROACH TO DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

    Section I

      1. Cardiopulmonary Disorders
      2. Arrhythmias
      3. Aspiration Pneumonia– NEW!
      4. Atrioventricular Valve Disease, Chronic (Mitral or Tricuspid Valve)
      5. Cardiomegaly
      6. Chylothorax – NEW!
      7. Congenital Heart Disease
      8. Heart Failure
      9. Heartworm Disease
      10. Hypertension
      11. Laryngeal and Pharyngeal Disease
      12. Lower Respiratory Tract Disease
      13. Mediastinal Disease
      14. Myocardial Diseases
      15. Murmurs
      16. Pericardial Effusion
      17. Pleural Effusion
      18. Pulmonary Disease
      19. Pulmonary Edema
      20. Pulmonary Thromboembolism
      21. Tachycardia, Sinus
      22. Section II

      23. Dermatologic Disorders
      24. Allergic Skin Disease
      25. Alopecia, Endocrine
      26. Erosions and Ulcerations of Skin or Mucous Membranes – NEW!
      27. Folliculitis
      28. Otitis Externa, Chronic
      29. Parasitic Dermatoses
      30. Pigmentation
      31. Pyoderma
      32. Section III

      33. Endocrinologic and Metabolic Disorders
      34. Acromegaly
      35. Adrenal Tumors
      36. Cretinism (Hypothyroidism in Puppies)
      37. Diabetes Insipidus
      38. Diabetic Ketoacidosis
      39. Diabetes Mellitus
      40. Gastrinoma (Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome)
      41. Glucagonoma
      42. Hyperadrenocorticism
      43. Hyperglycemia
      44. Hypoadrenocorticism
      45. Hypoglycemia
      46. Hyponatremia/Hyperkalemia
      47. Insulinoma
      48. Parathyroidism
      49. Pheochromocytoma
      50. Pituitary Dwarfism
      51. Thyroid Disease
      52. Section IV

      53. Gastroenterologic Disorders
      54. Chronic Constipation, Feline – NEW!
      55. Diarrhea
      56. Dental and Oral Cavity Diseases
      57. Diseases of the Tongue – NEW!
      58. Salivary Gland Disease
      59. Esophageal Disease
      60. Stomach Disorders
      61. Small Intestinal Disease
      62. Large Intestinal Disease
      63. Ileus
      64. Malabsorptive Diseases
      65. Perianal Disease
      66. Protein-Losing Enteropathy
      67. Fecal Incontinence
      68. Section V

      69. Hematologic Disorders
      70. Anemia
      71. Coagulopathies, Inherited and Acquired
      72. Leukocyte Disorders
      73. Platelet Dysfunction
      74. Splenitis/Splenomegaly
      75. Thrombocytopenia
      76. Section VI

      77. Immunologic and Immune-Mediated Disorders
      78. Autoimmune Skin Diseases
      79. Immune-Mediated Disease
      80. Immune System Components
      81. Mechanisms of Immunopathologic Injury – NEW!
      82. Organ Systems Affected by Autoimmune Disorders in the Dog and Cat -- NEW!
      83. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
      84. Section VII

      85. Infectious Disease
      86. Anaplasmosis, Canine – NEW!
      87. Bacterial Infections, Systemic
      88. Ehrlichiosis, Canine
      89. Influenza, Canine – NEW!
      90. Neorickettsiosis, Canine
      91. Mycoses, Systemic – NEW!
      92. Polysystemic Protozoal Diseases
      93. Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
      94. Sepsis and Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (SIRS)
      95. Vaccines, Recommended Core vs. Non-Core – NEW!
      96. Viruses, Canine
      97. Viruses, Feline
      98. Section VIII

      99. Joint and Bone Disorders
      100. Arthritis
  • Mark Thompson, DVM, DABVP(Canine and Feline), Brevard Animal Hospital, Brevard, NC, USA
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