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Dermatology referral service

What are typical referrals?

  • Pruritic skin diseases
  • Alopecia
  • Chronic & recurring skin disorders including pyoderma, Malassezia dermatitis and otitis
  • Endocrine, immune-mediated and neoplastic diseases
  • Any skin condition not responding to empirical therapy

The dermatology service includes:

  • In-house cytology & skin scrapings
  • In-house lab
  • Allergy testing including serological and intradermal testing
  • Allergen-specific Immunotherapy
  • Development of individualised management plans
  • 24-hour veterinary & nursing care
  • On site CT scan
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Weekly Clinics

Weekly clinics are available at Abbey House Veterinary Hospital Leeds. Kirsten is always happy to discuss cases prior to referral.

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Drug Withdrawal Times

Medication withdrawal times for allergy testing – View Medical Withdrawal Guide

For medication withdrawal times for intradermal allergy testing please contact me directly to discuss.

For cases that might require biopsies, please advise your clients to discontinue glucocorticoids prior to the appointment. (oral short acting – minimum 2 weeks, long acting formulations – 2 weeks + duration of action).

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Canine Atopic Dermatitis (CAD) in the Light of New Treatments: Tailoring the Solution to Fit the Problem

Free webinar 30th November 2017

Richard Halliwell VetMB PhD DACVD MRCVS
Kirsten Pantenburg DrMedVet CertAVP(VD) MRCVS

Tips on managing acute presentations in your practice

Free CPD evening for veterinary surgeons
Tuesday 20th November 2018 at 8 pm

For more information or to register please contact cpd@abbeyvetspets.co.uk

Abbey Vets – Free CPD Invitation

Side effects and complications… and how to deal with them in five short lectures

Free virtual CPD event
Tuesday 16th March 2021 at 8pm

For more information or to register please contact cpd@abbeyvetspets.co.uk

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