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injury has been described in dogs with angle-closure glaucoma. 1 In the study reported here, morphologic variability was especially evident in the specimens from dogs with chronic glaucoma, in which the most severely damaged areas had a patchy

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be a more precise indicator of ICP for serial assessment. When repeated at regular intervals, assessment of the ONSD/ETD ratio might benefit dogs with ICH caused by traumatic brain injury or other neurologic conditions as well as dogs with systemic

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experimentally as a method for assessing anterior uveitis in dogs. 5–7 , a–f Corneal injury, particularly corneal perforation, results in the immediate release of prostaglandins from the cells of the anterior uvea. 1,8,9 Intraocular surgery requires surgical

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pedicle graft on the day of admission. Discussion Among the various pathogens associated with bacterial keratitis, P aeruginosa causes the most devastating injury. 4,22 This may be because most P aeruginosa strains produce extracellular

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basis for the 3 most common ophthalmic conditions that develop in snakes: retained spectacle or dysecdysis 4,5 ; subspectacular abscess formation secondary to ascending stomatitis, penetrating injuries, or systemic disease 2,5-7 ; and subspectacular

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,14–18 of glaucoma in birds, most of these are of secondary glaucoma resulting from severe traumatic injury that leads to uveitis, posterior or peripheral anterior synechia, lens luxation, or hyphema and that may be unilateral or bilateral depending on the

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role in maintenance of the corneal stroma through the secretion of collagen and glycosaminoglycans and in repair of the corneal stroma following injury through the secretion of collagen-degrading enzymes. 3 The cornea is the most densely innervated

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linked to uveitis and glaucoma. 9 Regardless of the underlying cause of uveitis, mediators released following cell injury lead to breakdown of the blood-aqueous barrier, which typically signifies the onset of uveitis. 1 Disruption of the blood

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JM Unger WG Grierson I . Recent experimental studies on the blood-aqueous barrier: the anatomical basis of the response to injury . Eye (Lond ) 1988 ; 2 ( suppl ): S213 – S220 . 10.1038/eye.1988.145 20. Hogan MJ Kimura SJ

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other species. Functioning in concert with a large tear film volume, those factors may have evolved to improve the stability and reduce the evaporation of the tear film in a species with a prominently exposed globe that is otherwise susceptible to injury

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