Dermatology Procedures

PVSEC is proud to offer the following dermatological procedures:

  • Intradermal skin testing
  • Serologic IgE-specific allergy assay
  • Hyposensitization vaccine design
  • Dermatohistopathology slide reviews (referred to lab)
  • Skin biopsy
  • In-house cytology (impression smears and fine needle aspirates)
  • DTM culture, Woods lamp examinations and trichographic exams
  • Ear cleaning and management consulting
  • Skin scrapings and mite identifications
  • Clinical pathology testing

Typical cases referred to the dermatology department at PVSEC:

  • Atopy/food hypersensitivity
  • Chronic/recurrent pyoderma
  • Pododermatitis
  • Acral lick furunculosis
  • Dermatophytosis
  • Superficial and deep mycoses
  • Viral/protozoal dermatitis
  • Parasitic skin disease
  • Demodicosis/sarcoptic mange
  • Immune-mediated skin disease (pemphigus, SLE, etc.)
  • Endocrine/metabolic skin disease
  • Congenital/acquired alopecia
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Collagen disorders
  • Perianal fistulas
  • Behavioral dermatitis/psychogenic alopecia
  • Pigmentary abnormalities
  • Keratinization defects/seborrhea
  • Cutaneous drug reactions
  • Nutritional dermatitis
  • Feline eosinophilic granuloma complex
  • Sebaceous adenitis
  • Panniculitis
  • Claw disease
  • Chronic otitis/pseudomonas otitis
  • Neoplastic skin disease