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Veterinary Medicine International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 239186, 7 pages
Pilot Study to Evaluate the Effect of Topical Dimethicone on Clinical Signs and Skin Barrier Function in Dogs with Naturally Occurring Atopic Dermatitis
1College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Bari, Piazza Umberto I, 1-70121 Bari, Italy
2Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, 2015 SW 16th Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32610-0126, USA
Received 22 February 2013; Accepted 28 March 2013
Academic Editor: Remo Lobetti
Copyright © 2013 C. Pellicoro et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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