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Ophthalmology

Ward AA, Neaderland MH.

Animal Eye Clinic, Norwalk, CT, USA.

 J Am Vet Med Assoc 2011;239:1580–3.

Editor’s note: Ocular enucleation is a familiar surgical technique to most veterinary surgeons within general practice, but it is not without risk of complications. Short-term complications include orbital haemorrhage, infection, and wound breakdown. Longer-term complications are less frequently encountered and reported. In the current article, the authors present a case series of three dogs that experienced complications as a result of inadequate resection of ocular adnexal tissue at the time of enucleation.

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