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Canine atopic dermatitis is a common skin disease seen in veterinary clinical practice. Several factors appear to contribute to the cutaneous inflammation and pruritus. The therapeutic strategy should focus on control of those factors that can be identified and for which interventional measures are ...

Author(s)
Saridomichelakis, M. N.; Olivry, T.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Journal, 2016, 207, pp 29-37
Abstract

Background: Atopic eczema is a common childhood disease associated with high IgE and eosinophilia. We characterized the clinical features associated with hyper-IgE (defined as IgE >2000 IU/L) in eczema. Methods: Nottingham Eczema Severity Score (NESS), family and personal history of atopy, skin...

Author(s)
Ng ChanTel; Hon Kam; Kung Jeng; Pong Nga; Leung TingFan; Wong Chun
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Molecules, 2016, 21, 6, pp 753
Abstract

Atopic dermatitis (AD) and recurrent urticaria (RU) are common immune-mediated conditions of horses and ponies associated with high morbidity. Effective pharmacological treatment options are limited but identification of the causal allergens allows avoidance strategies and immunotherapy regimens to ...

Author(s)
Rendle, D. I.; Durham, A. E.; Wylie, C. E.; Newton, J. R.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Education, 2010, 22, 12, pp 616-622
Abstract

During the last decade numerous studies focusing on strategies in primary prevention of allergic diseases have been published which are characterized by a broad variety of study concepts and hypotheses. However, for life-style risk factors such as consumption of tobacco or overweight specific...

Author(s)
Heratizadeh, A.; Werfel, T.
Publisher
Dustri-Verlag Dr. Karl Feistle, Deisenhofen-Munich, Germany
Citation
Allergologie, 2015, 38, 8, pp 397-404
Abstract

Background: Exposure to cats and dogs during childhood has been linked to a lower risk of developing allergies. It remains unclear whether this is due to selective avoidance of pets by families with a history of allergies. The effects of pet ownership in adulthood are unknown. Objectives: We sought ...

Author(s)
Mandhane, P. J.; Sears, M. R.; Poulton, R.; Greene, J. M.; Lou, W. Y. W.; Taylor, D. R.; Hancox, R. J.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 2009, 124, 4, pp 745-750
Abstract

Therapy of atopic dermatitis (AD) can be a challenge to the clinician's therapeutic skills and selecting the best treatment plan for individual situations is an art. Cats diagnosed with AD are treated in a variety of ways depending upon the severity of clinical signs, duration or owner preference....

Author(s)
Vidémont, E.; Pin, D.
Publisher
Federation of European Companion Animal Veterinary Associations (FECAVA), Paris, France
Citation
European Journal of Companion Animal Practice, 2009, 19, 3, pp 276-282
Abstract

The three options for dealing with skin allergy are: the removal of allergens, symptomatic therapy and immunotherapy. Avoidance of allergens is ideal as the absence of antigen is sufficient to have no symptoms and therefore do not require any treatment, but this is possible only for food, drugs,...

Author(s)
Ghibaudo, G.
Publisher
Point Vétérinaire Italie s.r.l., Milano, Italy
Citation
Summa, Animali da Compagnia, 2013, 30, 1, pp 17-22
Abstract

Pruritus is a common reason for presentation in small animal practice. The most important differential diagnoses for this clinical sign are ectoparasites, skin infections and allergies. The most important allergies in the dog and cat are flea bite hypersensitivity, atopic dermatitis due to...

Author(s)
Schamber, P.; Mueller, R. S.
Publisher
Schlutersche Verlagsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Kleintierpraxis, 2010, 55, 8, pp 435-448
Abstract

Diagnosis of atopic dermatitis is based on history, clinical signs, and the exclusion of other differential diagnoses. A seasonal history is often seen initially, particularly with equine atopic disease and insect hypersensitivities. Dermatopathology may not be particularly rewarding in the...

Author(s)
Rosenkrantz, W.; White, S.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Veterinary allergy, 2014, pp 353-359
Abstract

In Germany each third family has a pet - mostly a dog or a cat. Medical societies recommend to avoid keeping a dog or a cat if a family member is suffering from animal allergy or from atopic diseases such as asthma, hay fever or eczema. Recent studies showed that children and adults who grew up...

Author(s)
Heinrich, J.
Publisher
Dustri-Verlag Dr. Karl Feistle GmbH & Co. KG, Deisenhofen-Munich, Germany
Citation
Allergologie, 2010, 33, 2, pp 77-85

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