Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Trichomegaly

Introduction

  • Cause: abnormally long eyelashes that may contact the cornea and may cause irritation.
  • Seen in the American Cocker Spaniel American Cocker Spaniel.
  • Signs: corneal irritaion, often asymptomatic.
  • Diagnosis: breed, clinical signs.
  • Treatment: trimming and grooming.
  • Prognosis: excellent.

Pathogenesis

Etiology

  • Abnormally long eyelashes.

Pathophysiology

  • Abnormally long eyelashes contact the cornea and may cause irritation.
  • Seen in the American Cocker Spaniel American Cocker Spaniel.
  • Often asymptomatic.

Diagnosis

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Treatment

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Prevention

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Outcomes

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Further Reading

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