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Background: Feline allergic diseases present as challenging problems for clinicians, not least because of the number of reaction patterns of the feline skin, none of which are specific for allergy. Furthermore, there is some controversy over the nomenclature that should be used in their...

Author(s)
Halliwell, R.; Pucheu-Haston, C. M.; Olivry, T.; Prost, C.; Jackson, H.; Banovic, F.; Nuttall, T.; Santoro, D.; Bizikova, P.; Mueller, R. S.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Dermatology, 2021, 32, 1, pp 8-e2
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Background: Sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) has been deployed in humans and dogs; to the best of the authors' knowledge, there are no published studies about the use of SLIT in cats. Objectives: Evaluate the clinical efficacy of SLIT in atopic cats sensitized to dust and storage mites, assessing...

Author(s)
Foj, R.; Carrasco, I.; Clemente, F.; Scarampella, F.; Calvet, A.; Prats, A.; Vivancos, S.; Brazís, P.; Puigdemont, A.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Dermatology, 2021, 32, 1, pp 67-e12
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Case series summary: Two cats with feline atopic skin syndrome (FASS) were included in this case series. They were diagnosed with FASS by a combination of history, physical examination and exclusion of other pruritic diseases. They underwent rush immunotherapy (RIT) after determination of offending ...

Author(s)
Jones, S.; Bloom, P.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 2021, 7, 1,
Abstract

Background: Outside of pruritus, there is no clear consensus on the nature and prevalence of cutaneous manifestations of adverse food reactions (AFRs) in dogs and cats. Results: We searched two databases on August 7, 2018, for articles reporting detailed data on the signalment and clinical signs of ...

Author(s)
Olivry, T.; Mueller, R. S.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2019, 15, 140, pp (9 May 2019)
Abstract

The aim of this study was to demonstrate whether there is a correlation between transepidermal water loss (TEWL) and the severity of skin lesions in cats with feline atopic dermatitis (AD). The severity of symptoms was determined by using 2 scoring systems for clinically assessing the skin lesions...

Author(s)
Szczepanik, M. P.; Wilkołek, P. M.; Adamek, Ł. R.; Kalisz, G.; Gołyński, M.; Sitkowski, W.; Taszkun, I.
Publisher
Canadian Veterinary Medical Association, Ottawa, Canada
Citation
Canadian Journal of Veterinary Research, 2018, 82, 4, pp 306-311
Abstract

Background - Evaluation of the severity of clinical signs of cats with allergic skin diseases has used two scoring systems: Scoring Feline Allergic Dermatitis (SCORFAD) and the Feline Extent and Severity Index (FeDESI). The integrity of the cutaneous barrier can also be evaluated by measuring skin...

Author(s)
Szczepanik, M. P.; Wilkołek, P. M.; Adamek, Ł. R.; Zając, M.; Gołyński, M.; Sitkowski, W.; Taszkun, I.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Dermatology, 2018, 29, 1, pp 34-e16
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The skin is a barrier that protects the organism from pathogens, physical and chemical alterations and water loss. Strengthening the skin barrier is important for the management of many conditions including primary or secondary disorders of keratogenesis. The literature suggests that the skin...

Author(s)
Roussel, A.
Publisher
Newsmed, Paris, France
Citation
Point Vétérinaire, 2020, 51, 406 (Part 2), pp 57-64
Abstract

Background: Various antihistamines have been used in the management of feline atopic dermatitis, with variable reported benefit. To date, there have been no randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover clinical trials on the use of this drug class in cats. Hypothesis/Objectives To...

Author(s)
Wildermuth, K.; Zabel, S.; Rosychuk, R. A. W.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Dermatology, 2013, 24, 6, pp 576-e138
Abstract

Interferons (IFNs) are cytokines that play an important role in the immune response of animals and humans. A number of studies reviewed here have evaluated the use of human, canine and feline IFNs as treatments for infectious, inflammatory and neoplastic disease in dogs and cats. Recombinant canine ...

Author(s)
Mueller, R. S.; Hartmann, K.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Journal, 2021, 271,
Abstract

Background: A recent pilot study of primary care veterinarians' attitudes regarding canine atopic dermatitis and initiation of allergen-specific immunotherapy (ASIT) revealed several barriers to specialist referral (in the USA) and use of ASIT as a treatment modality. Hypothesis/Objectives: The...

Author(s)
Flanagan, S.; Schick, A.; Lewis, T. P.; Tater, K. C.; Rishniw, M.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Dermatology, 2020, 32, 2, pp 106-e21

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