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Surgical management of cicatricial ectropion following scarring dermatopathies in two dogs.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16178849     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Two dogs were presented with severe dermatopathies leading to cicatricial ectropion and severe surface ocular pathology. In one case, idiopathic sterile pyogranuloma was diagnosed on histopathology and managed with systemic immunosuppressive therapy. In the second case, demodicosis was diagnosed on skin scrapings and successfully treated with acaricidal medication. Following control of the underlying dermatopathies, both cases developed cicatricial ectropion as a result of scarring and contracture of eyelid tissue. Wharton-Jones (V-Y) blepharoplasties were performed on the affected eyelids and resulted in improved eyelid function and reduced corneal exposure in both cases.
David Donaldson; Kerry M Smith; Stephen C Shaw; Jane Sansom; Claudia Hartley
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Veterinary ophthalmology     Volume:  8     ISSN:  1463-5216     ISO Abbreviation:  Vet Ophthalmol     Publication Date:    2005 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-09-23     Completed Date:  2006-01-03     Revised Date:  2006-01-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100887377     Medline TA:  Vet Ophthalmol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  361-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Comparative Ophthalmology Unit, Centre for Small Animal Studies, Animal Health Trust, Lanwades Park, Kentford CB8 7UU, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Cicatrix / etiology,  surgery,  veterinary*
Dog Diseases / etiology,  surgery*
Ectropion / etiology,  surgery,  veterinary*
Eyelids / surgery*
Granuloma / complications,  veterinary
Mite Infestations / complications,  veterinary
Ophthalmologic Surgical Procedures / methods,  veterinary*
Skin Diseases / complications,  veterinary*
Treatment Outcome
Erratum In:
Vet Ophthalmol. 2005 Nov-Dec;8(6):451

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