Category: 2017

Atypical uveitis in syberian husky

12 years old siberian husky female was referred for ophthalmic examination because of sudden blindness. Owner reported the that dog went to play in the garden and couldn’t come back. Dog had never been ill so far, also didn’t have any blood tests. Vaccination and deworming were according to schedule. Mother of the dog was euthanized because of complication of pemphigus.

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Persistent hyperplastic tunica vasculosa lentis and persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous (PHTVL/PHPV) in a Pembore Welsh Corgie

Persistent hyperplastic tunica vasculosa lentis (PHTVL) and persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous (PHPV) are congenital eye anomalies that results from hyperplastic development of the hyaloid system and primitve vitreous combinened with incomplete regression. This rare ocular abnormality has already been described described in man, several dog breeds, transgenic mice, labor rats and cats.(1,2) (3,4) Bilateral PHTVL/PHPV proved to be inherited in the Doberman, Staffordshire Bull Terrier and it is presumably inherited in one line of the Bouvier des Flandres.

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