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Feline Dermatology

  • Chiara Noli
  • Silvia Colombo


  • Numerous illustrated step-by-step tutorials

  • In-depth descriptions of the most common skin diseases in cats

  • Structured following a problem-oriented approach for quick-reference


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Introductory Chapters

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Keith E. Linder
      Pages 3-21
    3. Maria Cristina Crosta
      Pages 23-66
  3. Problem Oriented Approach to…:

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 93-93
    2. Silvia Colombo
      Pages 95-107
    3. Silvia Colombo
      Pages 109-122
    4. Silvia Colombo, Alessandra Fondati
      Pages 123-136
    5. Silvia Colombo
      Pages 137-147
    6. Silvia Colombo
      Pages 149-159
    7. Silvia Colombo
      Pages 161-173
    8. Tim Nuttall
      Pages 175-209
  4. Feline Skin Diseases by Etiology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 211-211
    2. Linda Jean Vogelnest
      Pages 213-249
    3. Carolyn O’Brien
      Pages 251-264
    4. Karen A. Moriello
      Pages 265-296
    5. Julie D. Lemetayer, Jane E. Sykes
      Pages 297-328
    6. Hock Siew Han
      Pages 329-343
    7. Michelle L. Piccione, Karen A. Moriello
      Pages 345-358

About this book


This richly-illustrated handbook covers all aspects of modern feline dermatology, from the approach to different signs and symptoms to the description of the etiology, pathogenesis, clinical manifestation, diagnosis and current treatment of each feline dermatological disease. Thus this manual serves as essential practical guide to the busy practitioner to quickly and surely tackle cats with dermatological conditions, and offers a current and complete reference tool for the feline veterinarian and the veterinary dermatologist.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Chiara Noli
    • 1
  • Silvia Colombo
    • 2
  1. 1.Servizi Dermatologici VeterinariPeveragnoItaly
  2. 2.Servizi Dermatologici VeterinariLegnanoItaly

About the editors

Dr. Chiara Noli graduated in veterinary medicine from the University of Milan, Italy, in 1990. After a residency at the University of Utrecht, Holland, she obtained the European Diploma in Veterinary Dermatology in 1996. Since then she works as referral dermatologist and dermatopathologist in Northern Italy. Dr. Noli was President and Founder Member of the Italian Society of Veterinary Dermatology, President of the European Society of Veterinary Dermatology and Board Member of the International Society of Veterinary Dermatopathology and of the World Association for Veterinary Dermatology; she is currently Board Member of the European College of Veterinary Dermatology. Dr. Noli is author of more than 100 articles in Italian and international journals, of nine book chapters and three veterinary dermatology textbooks, and co-editor of the book “Veterinary Allergy” published by Wiley (2014). She has given several hundred lectures in Italy and in other countries of three continents.


Dr. Colombo was born in 1966 in Legnano (MI), Italy, and graduated in Veterinary Medicine in 1992 at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Milan (Italy). She completed a Research Doctorate in Small Animal Internal Medicine at the Medicine Department of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Milan (Italy) from November 1993 to November 1996. She worked at the Medicine Department of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Milan (Italy) from October 1998 to October 2000 with a Post-Doctorate Research grant. During the same period, she also worked in different private practices in Northern Italy for referred dermatology cases. She completed a Senior Clinical Scholarship in Veterinary Dermatology (residency in Veterinary Dermatology) at the Department of Clinical Veterinary Studies, The University of Edinburgh in September 2003 and worked at the Department of Clinical Veterinary Science, University of Bristol, as a Temporary Clinical Fellow in Veterinary Dermatology from November 2003 to June 2004. Dr. Colombo passed the Diploma Exam of the European College of Veterinary Dermatology (ECVD) in 2004. She has been an Associate Member of the ESVD (European Society of Veterinary Dermatology) since 1994, and a Full Member since 1996. Dr. Colombo is president of SIDEV (Italian Society of Veterinary Dermatology) and Chair of the ECVD Credentials Committee. Currently, Dr. Colombo is seeing referral cases as a private practitioner in various practices in Northern Italy.

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