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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(8): 3174-3179
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.908.361


Incidence of Corneal Ulcer in Dogs – A Retrospective Study
P. Patel, P. V. Parikh*, J. K. Mahla, S. N. Ashwath and D. N. Kelawala
Department of Surgery & Radiology, Veterinary Collage, AAU, Anand, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The retrospective data on corneal ulcer in dogs registered at Veterinary Clinical Complex, AAU, Anand from March, 2019 to February, 2020 was analysed to elicit the incidence of corneal ulcer in dogs based on the Age, Sex, Breed, Symmetry, Affected eyes, Causative factor and Location of ulcer. During the period of present study, out of total of 5129 clinical cases of dogs 220 cases of dogs were found to be affected with various ocular affections. Out of 220 cases of corneal affections, the highest cases of corneal melanosis followed by corneal ulcer and cataract were observed. The highest incidence of corneal ulcer was found in Pug followed by Pomeranian and Mongrels with the maximum cases in young age group.


Keywords: Corneal ulcer, Corneal melanosis,Cataract, Young age groups
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Patel, K. P., P. V. Parikh, J. K. Mahla, S. N. Ashwath and Kelawala, D. N. 2020. Incidence of Corneal Ulcer in Dogs – A Retrospective Study.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(8): 3174-3179. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.908.361