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Eye: exophthalmos

Contributor(s): Graham Munroe

Introduction

  • Exophthalmos is defined as a prominence of the globe   Eye: exophthalmos  .
  • It must be differentiated from buphthalmos where the globe itself is enlarged and prominent.
  • It is uncommon in the horse.

Pathogenesis

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Clinical Signs

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Ancillary Aids

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Treatment

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Prognosis

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers
  • Recent references fromPubMed.
  • Naylor R J et al(2010)A retrobulbar meningioma as a cause of unilateral exophthalmos and blindness in a horse. Equine Vet Educ22(1), 503-510.
  • van den Top J G B, Schaafsma I A, Boswinkel M & Klein W R (2007)A retrobulbar abscess as an uncommon cause of exophthalmos in a horse. Equine Vet Educ19(11), 579-583.
  • Plummer C E (2007)Exophthalmos in the horse. Equine Vet Educ19(11), 584-589.
  • Rebhun W C (1998)Exophthalmos in horses. Equine Vet Educ10(2), 63-65.


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