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Description of clinical and surgical aspects of four cases of lip commissure to eyelid transposition for repair of eyelid coloboma in cats / Descrição clínico-cirúrgica de quatro casos de transposição da comissura labial para correção de coloboma palpebral em gatos

Maciel, Camila do Espirito Santo; Ribeiro, Alexandre Pinto; Ruiz, Thais; Schroder, Deise Cristine; Cruz, Thalita Priscila Peres Seabra da; Dower, Nathalie Moro Bassil; Monteiro, Geovanna Barreira; Madruga, Gabriela Morais.
Acta sci. vet. (Online); 44(supl): 01-06, 2016. ilus
Artigo em Português | VETINDEX | ID: vti-483731


Background: Eyelid coloboma or eyelid agenesis is the most common congenital disease in cats. It can affect both the upper and the lower lids and is commonly bilateral. This congenital defect has been reported in several breeds, such as Persian and Domestic Short-Haired Cat. Generally, this defect results in inversion of the colobomatous eyelid, which can cause trichiasis and inflammatory keratitis and corneal ulceration. The only effective treatment is blepharoplasty. This paper describes the clinical and surgical aspects of four patients treated by lip commissure to eyelid transposition for the repair of eyelid coloboma using the technique described in 2010. Results of this procedure have never been reported in Brazil.Cases: Seven eyes of four cats presenting eyelid coloboma affecting up to two thirds of the eyelid were evaluated in this study. Two of the four cats were males and two were females; their average age was 3 years. All patients were admitted at the same institution, and the main issues were purulent discharge and impaired vision. Diagnosis was based on physical and ophthalmic examination. Non-ulcerative keratitis was present in all cases. Corneal ulcer was diagnosed in three patients by the fluorescein dye test. In two cats, a corneo-conjunctival dermoid was found at the temporal-dorsal region of one eye, and measured approximately 0.3 mm; and the other two [...](AU)
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