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Eye: congenital ocular disorders

Contributor(s): Peter Renwick, David Williams, Dennis E Brooks, Natasha Mitchell

Introduction

  • Congenital eye disease is rare.
  • Different abnormalities often occur in combination.

Orbit and globe disease

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Corneal disease

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Eyelid disease

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Iris disease

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Lens disease

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Retinal disease

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Strabismus

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Benz P, Walde I, Gumpenberger M et al (2011) Macrophakia in three cats. Veterinary Ophthalmology 14 (Suppl 1), 99-104 PubMed.
  • Narfström K, David V, Jarret O et al (2009) Retinal degeneration in the Abyssinian and Somali cat (rdAc): correlation between genotype and phenotype and rdAc allele frequency in two continents. Veterinary Ophthalmology 12 (5), 285-291 PubMed.
  • Narfström K (1999) Hereditary and congenital ocular disease in the cat. J Feline Medicine and Surgery (3), 135-41 PubMed.
  • Molleda J M, Martín E, Ginel P J et al (1995) Microphakia associated with lens luxation in the cat. Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association 31 (3), 209-212 PubMed.
  • MacMillan A (1980) Retinal dysplasia in the dog and cat. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 10 (2), 411-415 PubMed.
  • Koch S A (1979) Congenital ophthalmic abnormalities in the Burmese cat. JAVMA 174 (1), 90-91 PubMed.

Other sources of information

  • Gould D & McLellan G (2014) BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Ophthalmology.  3rd edn. ISBN 978-1-905319-42-8.
  • McLellan G J, Betts D, Sigle K et al (2004) Congenital glaucoma in the Siamese cat - a new spontaneously occurring animal model for glaucoma research. (abstract). 35th Annual Meeting of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists, Washington, DC.
  • Petersen-Jones S & Crispin S (2002) BSAVA Manual of Small Animal Ophthalmology. 2nd edn. British Small Animal Veterinary Association. ISBN 0 905214 54 4.


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