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Atlas of Ear Diseases of the Dog and Cat

ISBN: 978-1-4051-9326-9
184 pages
October 2012, Wiley-Blackwell
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Bringing together a wealth of images of normal and diseased dog and cat ears, this is an indispensible diagnostic tool for the small animal veterinary practitioner seeing ear cases on a regular basis. This fully illustrated atlas covers the anatomy of the canine and feline ear, diagnostic techniques, a range of commonly seen diseases, and ear surgery.

Atlas of Ear Diseases of the Dog and Cat is one of the most complete picture references for this rapidly expanding branch of small animal medicine and surgery. It is an invaluable aid for general practitioners, as well as those specialising in dermatology, and serves as an effective revision aid for veterinary students and those studying for further qualifications in veterinary dermatology.

  • Includes over 400 high quality colour clinical images and clear line drawings
  • Images are accompanied by clear explanatory text throughout
  • Enables veterinarians to match cases seen in practice with photos supplied to aid diagnosis
  • Written by highly qualified specialist veterinary dermatologist and veterinary surgeon
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Foreword vii

Preface ix

Acknowledgements xi

1 ANATOMY OF THE EAR 1

1.1 External Ear: Pinna and Ear Canal 1

1.2 Middle Ear of the Dog 5

1.3 Middle Ear of the Cat 11

1.4 Inner Ear 15

2 DIAGNOSTIC TECHNIQUES 23

2.1 Ear Pinna 23

2.2 External Ear Canal 32

2.3 Middle Ear 35

3 ADVANCED DIAGNOSTIC TECHNIQUES 37

3.1 Video Otoscopy 37

3.2 Radiography 38

3.3 CT 43

3.4 MRI 44

3.5 Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response 46

3.6 Auditory Tympanometry 49

4 DISEASES OF THE EAR PINNA 51

4.1 Erythematous Diseases 51

4.2 Diseases with Crust and Scale 55

4.3 Papular Diseases 63

4.4 Pustular Diseases 67

4.5 Nodular Diseases 70

4.6 Ulcerative Diseases 72

4.7 Diseases with Alopecia 81

5 CONDITIONS OF THE EAR CANAL 87

5.1 Allergy 87

5.2 Endocrine Disease 87

5.3 Ectoparasites 88

5.4 Keratinization Disorders 90

5.5 Autoimmune Disease 90

5.6 Idiopathic Disease 90

5.7 Foreign Bodies 91

5.8 Neoplastic and Hyperplastic Conditions of Ear Canal 93

5.9 Predisposing Factors in Otitis Externa 97

5.10 Perpetuating Factors 100

6 CONDITIONS OF THE MIDDLE EAR 107

6.1 Aetiology and Pathogenesis of Acute Otitis Media 107

6.2 Chronic Otitis Media 115

6.3 Investigation of Otitis Media 115

7 DISEASES OF THE INNER EAR 125

7.1 Vestibular Apparatus 125

7.2 Cochlea 136

8 SURGERY OF THE EAR 145

8.1 Pinna Lacerations 145

8.2 Pinnectomy 146

8.3 Auricular Haematoma Drainage 146

8.4 Lateral Wall Resection 148

8.5 Vertical Ear Canal Resection 151

8.6 Total Ear Canal Ablation with Lateral Bulla Osteotomy 154

8.7 Subtotal Ear Canal Ablation with Lateral Bulla Osteotomy 157

8.8 End-To-End Anastomosis 158

8.9 Ventral Bulla Osteotomy 160

8.10 Laser Ear Surgery 162

Index 167

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Sue Paterson MAVetMB DVD DipECVD MRCVS is an experienced veterinary dermatologist who has been in referral practice for 20 years. She is the holder of both British and European Diplomas in Veterinary Dermatology. She is also recognised by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and by the European College of Veterinary Dermatology as a Specialist in Veterinary Dermatology. Sue has already written four dermatology text books, as well as editing and contributing to many others. The management of ear disease is a long standing passion that she has written and lectured on for many years both at home and abroad.

Karen Tobias DVM is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons with over 20 years of experience performing and teaching small animal soft tissue surgery. She is a Full Professor at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine, and has published over 50 peer-reviewed articles as well as editing and contributing book material. Her main area of clinical interest is small animal soft tissue surgery. She lectures frequently on the subject at local, national and international meetings.

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“In conclusion, this is an excellent book, and I thoroughly recommend it to anyone with an interest in ear disease.  The content is suitable for students, general practitioners and specialists (I’ve found it very useful). It is excellent value even at the current list prices, and a quick online search revealed some good bargains. Otitis is very common and this book will help clinicians have a major impact on the welfare of their patients.”  (Veterinary Dermatology, 15 November 2013)

“In my opinion, the authors have succeeded in providing a clear, superbly illustrated atlas on ear diseases, which makes a useful addition to the bookshelf of every small animal practice.”  (Veterinary Record, 21 September 2013)

“This collection of more than 400 clinical images explained by a dermatologist and a surgeon represents a very nice way for practitioners and vet students alike to learn more on ear diseases, their diagnosis and treatments.”  (Vets Today, 1 June 2013)

“This book is very thorough and covers the topic concisely with the exception of treatment indications. Other than that, this atlas is a great addition to a practitioner's library.”  (Doody’s, 17 May 2013)

“Any vet student or practitioner will find this an outstanding key to assessing ear conditions and making an accurate diagnosis.”  (Midwest Book Reviews, 1 May 2013)

“This is a carefully thought out and well written publication . . . Photos of an excellent quality complete the picture of a well turned out atlas at a reasonable price missing only referral reading lists.”  (EJCAP, 1 March 2013)

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