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Dermatology

The dermatology service, led by an RCVS and European Specialist in dermatology, provides a full work up, diagnosis and treatment of recurrent skin diseases, including investigation and treatment of otitis externa/media via CT, parasitic, fungal and other miscellaneous skin diseases and allergy investigation, including intradermal skin testing.

The multi-disciplinary Specialist team enables a collaborative approach to treatment for patients with underlying disease, such as endocrine or neoplastic disease and presenting with secondary skin lesions.

Advanced clinical services include:

  • comprehensive investigation of patients with otitis using advanced imaging (CT) and video-otoscopy for investigation of otitis cases, with access to Specialist surgeons should surgical intervention be required
  • intradermal allergy testing for dogs and cats with atopic dermatitis
  • treating pruritic cases, refractory to standard therapy cases with an unknown cause of pruritus and patients with unusual lesions
  • in-house diagnostic microscopy and cytology, performed at the time of consultation, to allow rapid diagnosis and greater client understanding of the diagnosis, condition and treatments.

Equipment and facilities include:

  • Specialist-led advanced diagnostic imaging, including CT scanning, and MRI with bespoke protocols to investigate all types of dermatological disease
  • on-site microscopy
  • in-house cytology performed at the time of consultation for rapid diagnosis
  • state-of-the-art video-otoscope for recurrent otitis investigation
  • in-house laboratory to undertake histopathology and microbial culturing under controlled conditions.

Patient case advice

We welcome all enquiries from veterinary professionals if you require pre-referral advice about a patient, even if no referral follows. Please use the Southfields VetHub or call us on 01268 564664

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