Inflammatory lesions are frequently encountered in clinical practice. For effective treatment, knowledge of the etiology of the inflammation is mandatory. With cytological examination an etiological agent can often be found or the mechanism leading to the inflammation can be incurred from the inflammatory cell population.
In this video, we will illustrate how an inflammatory process is recognized and classified into one of four possible patterns, which then will lead us towards a list of differential diagnoses.
Jo(han) Van Leuven graduated from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at Ghent University (Belgium) in 1986. After his military service he started a small animal practice in his home town Mol. In 1994 he founded the “Dierenartsenpraktijk De Meren”, together with his collegue Jos Vanbroekhoven. This practice has grown into a veterinary center with 6 veterinarians and 2 technicians. Next to first line small animal practice, he specialises in dermatology and cytology. In 1998 he gained the Certificate in Veterinary Dermatology from the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons in the UK. Since 2015 he is employed as clinical biologist and cytologist at Velab, a veterinary diagnostic laboratory in Herentals (Belgium), while still working part time in practice. He is treasurer of the Flemisch Studygroup in Veterinary Dermatology and member of the European Society of Veterinary Dermatology and the European Society of Veterinary Clinical Pathology.
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