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Photoinduced buphthalmic avian eyes. 1. Continuous fluorescent light.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6483718     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Numerous investigations of light induced avian buphthalmia using incandescent light have not defined an etiology. Chickens raised from 2 weeks of age in continuous fluorescent light developed shallow anterior chambers and buphthalmos within the first month of treatment. Chickens raised in continuous fluorescent light developed ocular enlargement similar to that reported in chickens raised in continuous incandescent light. Corneal diameters and axial globe lengths were an inconsistent means of documenting ocular enlargement. Iridocorneal angles were narrowed on scanning electron microscopy.
R D Whitley; R A Albert; G R McDaniel; R N Brewer; E C Mora; R A Henderson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Poultry science     Volume:  63     ISSN:  0032-5791     ISO Abbreviation:  Poult. Sci.     Publication Date:  1984 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-11-14     Completed Date:  1984-11-14     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401150     Medline TA:  Poult Sci     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1537-42     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Eye / pathology
Hydrophthalmos / etiology,  pathology,  veterinary*
Intraocular Pressure
Light / adverse effects*
Poultry Diseases / etiology*,  pathology

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