A prospective study on the clinical features of chronic canine atopic dermatitis and its diagnosis.

  title={A prospective study on the clinical features of chronic canine atopic dermatitis and its diagnosis.},
  author={Claude Favrot and Jean Steffan and Wolfgang Seewald and F. Picco},
  journal={Veterinary dermatology},
  volume={21 1},
Canine atopic dermatitis (CAD) is a multifaceted disease associated with exposure to various offending agents such as environmental and food allergens. [] Key Method Using simulated annealing, selected criteria were tested on a large and geographically widespread population of pruritic dogs. The study first described the signalment, history and clinical features of a large population of CAD dogs, compared FIAD and NFIAD dogs and confirmed that both conditions are clinically indistinguishable. Correlations of…

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