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Dermatology

Dermatology is one of the specialities that presents the largest number of cases in Especies Veterinarios.

The veterinarians at Especies Veterinarios provide comprehensive dermatological care for pets with a variety of skin problems, including:

  • Allergic dermatitis: Atopic dermatitis.
  • Food intolerance/hypersensitivity.
  • Allergic dermatitis to flea bites.
  • Parasitic diseases: demodectic and sarcoptic scabies, ticks.
  • Immune-mediated skin diseases: lupus erythematosus, pemphigus.
  • Bacterial diseases: superficial and deep pyodermas.
  • Fungal diseases: dermatophytosis, Malassezia dermatitis.
  • Endocrine skin diseases: hyperadrenocorticism, hypothyroidism, alopecia X.
  • Keratinization disorders.
  • Neoplastic and non-neoplastic tumors and cysts.

Common Dermatological Tests

Especies Veterinarios veterinarians in Puerto de Sagunto perform the following tests in to establish a good dermatological diagnosis:

  • Skin scraping: a good indicator of a dermatological problem, especially if the presence of skin parasites are suspected.
  • Trichogram: the microscopic examination of pulled hairs.
  • Cytological examination.
  • Bacterial and mycological cultures.
  • Allergy tests.
  • Skin biopsy.
  • Hematological and biochemical panels.
  • Endocrine and immune function tests.