A Clinical Case from the Archives : 17/01/2006

What is happening in this twelve year old Boxer dog? What should be done to correct the problem?

There is a chronic non-healing vascularising corneal ulcer caused by a small lid mass abrading the cornea – here’s another case where a paracentral ulcer is associated with a small benign lid tumour, probably an adenoma. Removal of the mass with a wedge resection together with debridement of the ulcer edge and protection of the corneal surface with a contact lens or third eyelid flap should solve the problem.


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