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Everted third eyelid cartilage in a cat: a case report and literature review.
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PMID:  22051051     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
An 8-year-old neutered female British Blue cat was presented with a presumed diagnosis of a prolapsed nictitans gland and associated ocular irritation and epiphora. However, during surgery, the apparent nictitans gland protrusion was determined to be an everted cartilage of the nictitating membrane. The scrolled portion of the cartilage was removed through an incision through the conjunctiva on the bulbar aspect of the third eyelid, as previously described in the dog. This operation resolved the ocular irritation occurring, and the third eyelid returned to its anatomically correct position.
David Williams; Sheldon Middleton; Adele Caldwell
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-10-7
Journal Detail:
Title:  Veterinary ophthalmology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1463-5224     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-4     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100887377     Medline TA:  Vet Ophthalmol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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© 2011 American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists.
Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge, Madingley Road, Cambridge CB3 0ES UK Acorn House Veterinary Practice, Linnet Way, Bedford MK41 7HN, UK Ark House Veterinary Clinic, 22 Hockliffe Street, Leighton Buzzard LU7 1HJ, UK.
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