Canine, feline, and equine corneal vascular neoplasia: A retrospective study (2007-2015).

Publications // Richard Dubielzig // Jan 01 2019

PubMed ID: 29689619

Author(s): Shank AMM, Teixeria LBC, Dubielzig RR. Canine, feline, and equine corneal vascular neoplasia: A retrospective study (2007-2015). Vet Ophthalmol. 2019 Jan;22(1):76-87. doi: 10.1111/vop.12571. Epub 2018 Apr 24. PMID 29689619

Journal: Veterinary Ophthalmology, Volume 22, Issue 1, Jan 2019

Corneal vascular neoplasms (hemangioma and hemangiosarcoma) are rare in all species. Reported cases are single case reports in a single species. Archived cases of corneal hemangioma and hemangiosarcoma from dogs, cats, and horses were obtained from the Comparative Ocular Pathology Lab of Wisconsin (COPLOW, Madison, WI), tabulated, and examined. This retrospective study describes the breeds, ages, tumor types, and characteristics of vascular neoplasms that appeared to be primarily corneal in location, in feline, canine, and equine patients, with gross and histologic images. There is a discussion of predisposing factors and speculated association with chronic ocular surface disease.

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