Skin Diseases of the Horse: Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment

ISBN: 9783861279785
Format: Paperback

Book Details

A comprehensive guide to all major equine skin conditions Discussing the hard-to-diagnose and frequently life-threatening skin diseases that horses can suffer through this book offers an overview of the 50 most common skin diseases, from ringworm to sarcoids, wounds, and eczema and provides guidance for their sensible management. It discusses infectious skin diseases such as viruses, bacteria, fungal skin diseases, and parasites as well as non-infectious skin diseases such as hereditary, immunological, and environmental diseases. Correct recognition of the type of skin disease is crucial in order to understand the additional diagnostic measures that should be carried out and to identify the best treatment regime.

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