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Vol. 10, Special Issue 11 (2021)

Incidence of ocular affections in dogs with special reference to corneal ulceration

Author(s):
Apoorva Mishra, Apra Shahi, Babita Das, Pravesh Kumar Dwivedi, Shobha Jawre, Randhir Singh and Aeknath Virendra
Abstract:
Total 9878 cases were registered at TVCC during the period of ten months. Out of these 7887 (79.84%) cases were of canine, in which 176 (2.23%) were found suffering with various eye affections. Corneal ulceration was ascertained in total 30 (0.38%) dogs post screening. Among the eye affections majority of dogs were diagnosed with cataract (17.61%), followed by corneal ulceration (17.04%). Majority of dogs diagnosed with corneal ulcer were Pugs (53.33%), followed by Indian spitz (16.67%), Mongrel (16.67%), Boxer (6.67%), German Shepherd (3.33%) and Bull Mastiff (3.33%). Majority of affected dogs were between 0 to 2 years of age (46.67%), followed by 3 to 5 years (23.33%), 6 to 10 years (20%) and above 10 years of age (10%). In the present study 56.67% male and rest 43.33% female were suffering with corneal ulcers. Out of all affected dogs majority of the corneal ulcers were located in axial (40.00%) followed by perlimbal (23.33%), paraxial (16.67%) inferior nasal (13.33%) and inferior temporal (6.67%) positions.
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How to cite this article:
Apoorva Mishra, Apra Shahi, Babita Das, Pravesh Kumar Dwivedi, Shobha Jawre, Randhir Singh and Aeknath Virendra. Incidence of ocular affections in dogs with special reference to corneal ulceration. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(11S): 736-739.

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