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Vol. 9, Issue 2, Part H (2024)

Surgical management of Nictitans membrane prolapse in a Persian cat: A case report

Author(s): Vijayakumar M, Dhivyabharathi D, Kumaresan A, Kathirvel S, Kokila S, Velavan A and Dharmaceelan S
Abstract: A 4 ½ month male Persian cat was brought to the Veterinary Clinical Complex, Veterinary College and Research Institute, Namakkal, Tamil Nadu with the history of reddish protruded growth / mass on the right eye with lacrimation for past one month. On clinical observations, the distance examination revealed the presence of vision on both eyes. Further, the growth was examined on the right eye which was originated from the third eyelid. The ophthalmic examinations were performed. All the physiological and haemato-biochemical parameters were within the normal range. To maintain the aesthetic appearance and to relieve the cat from such annoying growth, the condition was explained to the owner and surgical intervention was carried out.
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International Journal of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry
How to cite this article:
Vijayakumar M, Dhivyabharathi D, Kumaresan A, Kathirvel S, Kokila S, Velavan A, Dharmaceelan S. Surgical management of Nictitans membrane prolapse in a Persian cat: A case report. Int J Vet Sci Anim Husbandry 2024;9(2):521-522. DOI: https://doi.org/10.22271/veterinary.2024.v9.i2h.1252
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