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Modified needle aspiration technique for extracting live eye worm in a thoroughbred horse

Title
Modified needle aspiration technique for extracting live eye worm in a thoroughbred horse
Authors
Yang, Young JinCho, Young JaeChoi, Seong KyoonCho, Gil Jae
DGIST Authors
Choi, Seong Kyoon
Issue Date
2014
Citation
Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances, 13(16), 998-1001
Type
Article
Article Type
Article
ISSN
1680-5593
Abstract
A 2 years old female Thoroughbred horse was presented with an ocular disorder. In initial eye examination, the left eye was diagnosed with severe uveitis including hypopyon. Additionally, a live parasite about 3 cm in length was clearly seen wriggling in the left eye. A modified needle aspiration technique was performed to extract the live eye worm from the anterior chamber of the eye. The patient was recovered without any post-operative complications within 1 month. This modified needle aspiration technique could be an effective procedure for eliminating eye worms in horses. © Medwell Journals, 2014.
URI
http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11750/3136
DOI
10.3923/javaa.2014.998.1001
Publisher
Medwell Journals
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Collection:
Division of Biotechnology1. Journal Articles


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