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Eyeball: exenteration

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Introduction

  • Removal of globe and all orbital contents.

Uses

Advantages

  • Only necessary where extensive infection and neoplasia.

Disadvantages

Requirements

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Procedure

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Aftercare

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Outcomes

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Prognosis

  • Guarded - dependent upon complete removal of diseased tissues to halt progression of initial disease process, without damage to surrounding tissues.

Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Brooks D E (1999) Equine Ophthalmology. In: Veterinary Ophthalmology. Ed: Gelatt K N. 3rd edn.

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