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Beatrice Funiciello

Beatrice Funiciello
Private Practitioner

DVM CertAVP(VD) PgDipVPS MRCVS - RCVS Advanced Practitioner in Veterinary Dermatology

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Introduction
Main interest in cross-species veterinary dermatology. Currently working on equine sarcoids and equine papillomas.
Additional affiliations
February 2016 - present
Freelancer in Veterinary Dermatology
Position
  • Freelancer
Description
  • Dermatology consultations in small animal practices and referrals for equids.
January 2015 - present
Vetstream ltd
Position
  • Contributor
Description
  • Writing, reviewing and updating topics in cross species veterinary dermatology.
December 2014 - April 2022
Clinica Veterinaria Bemavet
Position
  • Partner
Description
  • Small animal dermatology and wound management are main activities, followed by anaesthesia and general medicine. Cat Advocate for Cat Friendly Clinic Programme, Bemavet is a Gold Cat Friendly Clinic.
Education
May 2012 - December 2017
University of Liverpool
Field of study
  • Veterinary Professional Studies
April 2012 - March 2017
University of Liverpool
Field of study
  • Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice (Veterinary Dermatology)
September 2005 - February 2011
University of Milan
Field of study
  • Veterinary Medicine

Publications

Publications (9)
Chapter
Full-text available
The chapter reviews all the aspects of the equine sarcoid, with reference to the most recent literature.
Technical Report
Synonym(s): Malassezia skin infection Malassezia pachydermatitis-yeast skin infection Yeast infection is a rare complication of skin disease in rabbits. It can lead to redness, hair loss and crusting skin. Yeast infections can be easily treated, but usually requires medication for full resolution What is Malassezia skin infection? Malassezia spp ar...
Technical Report
Ringworm is a fungus that can cause superficial skin lesions and hair loss, but sometimes it may not show any clinical signs at all. While ringworm is usually quite easy to treat, it is highly contagious. Transmission to other animals and humans is possible so it is very important to confirm the diagnosis if ringworm is suspected, and to prevent en...
Article
Background: Dermoscopy is a diagnostic tool that has been introduced into small animal dermatology for the evaluation of hair and the skin surface. To the best of the authors' knowledge, the use of this technique on horses and the dermoscopic appearance of equine hair and skin have yet to be reported. Hypothesis/objectives: To assess the feasibi...
Conference Paper
The aims of this study were to evaluate the feasibility of dermoscopy and establish reference intervals for measurable parameters in healthy horses.
Article
This report describes the case of a horse presented with cutaneous lesions caused by Blastomyces dermatitidis in the absence of signs of other organ involvement. Diagnosis was achieved through cytology, histopathology and culture. Surgical debulking associated with systemic therapy with oral fluconazole resulted in significant remission; however, r...
Poster
This poster describes the case of a horse presented with cutaneous lesions caused by Blastomyces dermatitidis in the absence of signs of other organ involvement. Diagnosis was achieved through cytology, histopathology and culture. Surgical debulking associated with systemic therapy with oral fluconazole resulted in significant remission; however, r...
Poster
The present study is aimed to evaluate the existing correlations between neurotransmitter levels and anxiety-related aggressiveness in cats.

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Question
Phenol toxicity is reported in cats, especially related to disinfectants and essential oils but a toxic dose is not usually indicated. Can its use be toxic to feline patients that need repeated administrations of a medication containing phenol as a preservative?

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