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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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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CO2 laser treatment of canine distichiasis

An eight-month old female American Staffordshire Terrier was referred to the Department of Surgery at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences. Initial ophthalmic examination revealed bilateral distichiasis. Multiple cilia were removed with CO laser by follicle ablation in the non-contact mode.

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Leczenie Chirurgiczne Descemetocele u Alpaki (Lama pacos)

Głębokie ubytki rogówki, w tym descemetocele wymagają leczenia chirurgicznego. W przypadku zwierząt egzotycznych dodatkową trudnością jaką może napotkać lekarz weterynarii jest leczenie powikłanych głębokich ran rogówki spowodowanych obecnością ciał obcych. Artykuł zawiera opis leczenia descemetocele u alpaki metodą przeszczepu spojówki gałkowej.

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Repair of a traumatic corneal laceration in a cat using a tectonic heterograft.

In dogs and cats, tectonic corneal grafting has been performed in the treatment of melting ulcers, descemetoceles, corneal sequestra, trauma, lacerations, and acute bullous keratopathy4, 5. Although many other techniques are available for the repair of these corneal conditions, the application of a graft after keratectomy provides a transparent protective covering and reduces secondary corneal scarring in varying degrees4, 5, 16.

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Plazmocyterne zapalenie spojówek

Plasma cell infiltration is immune-mediated disease which may accompany chronic superficial keratitis. German Sheppard dog are predisposed breed. It is characterized by thickening, depigmentation and follicule formation on nictitan membrane. Histologically it is characterized by conjunctival subepithelial infiltration of plasma cells and some lymphocytes. Plasma cell infiltration is cured by topical corticosteroids or cyclosporine.

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Od Redakcji

Przed nami wakacje a wobec tego więcej czasu na realizację własnych przyjemności. Życzę Wam aby lektura tego czasopisma był jedną z nich.

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Use of fluorescein in veterinary ophthalmology. From diagnosis of corneal ulcers to fluorescein angiography.

Fluorescein is an orange dye widely used in both human ophthalmology and veterinary, it is available as a 2% eye drops or disposable strips. Fluorescein has been used in the diagnosis of corneal ulcers, obstruction of the nasolacrimal duct (Jones test), disorders of the tear film quality (TBUT- tear breakup time) or perforation of the eyeball (Seidel test).

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Treatment of distichiasis in a dog using electrolisis.

The eyelids represent a structure composed of skin and cutaneous appendages, including hair follicles and glandular structures. The eyelids and ocular adnexa comprise the primary surface defence for the globe, specifically the cornea. There are three main forms of ciliary disorders: distichiasis, trichiasis and ectopic cilia. The abnormally placed hairs irritate the cornea. The affected eye will become red, inflamed and may develop a discharge. In severe cases, the cornea may became ulcerated.

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Eyelids neoplasia in dogs and cats.

Physical and functional abnormalities of the lids or adnexal ocular structures may result in abnormalities of the cornea and subsequently vision. Cancer begins when normal cells start to change and grow uncontrollably, forming a mass called a tumor. Eyelid tumors can be either benign or malignant.

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