CADESI | definition of CADESI by Medical dictionary
canine atopic dermatitis extent and severity index. A means of objectively assessing the severity of clinical signs in canine atopic dermatitis. The severity of signs is scored on a scale of 0-3 at a large number of specified anatomic sites spanning the whole body.
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The international task force on Canine Atopic Dermatitis Validation of CADESI
-03, a severity scale for clinical trails enrolling dogs with atopic dermatitis.
The effects were assessed using a clinical scoring system(5) called CADESI
(Canine Atopic Dermatitis Extent and Severity Index)(6), which was developed for veterinarians to assess dermatitis.