Optimal management of equine keratomycosis

Fonte: Paula D. Galera; Dennis E. Brooks

Superficial keratomycosis fluorescein positive.
   Superficial keratomycosis fluorescein positive.

Keratomycosis in the horse exists in several unique clinical forms. This paper discusses the diagnosis and clinical management of keratomycosis in the horse associated with tear film instability, epithelial keratopathy, subepithelial infiltrates, superficial and deep ulcers, plaques, melting ulcers, descemetoceles, iris prolapse, and stromal abscesses. Prompt diagnosis and aggressive treatment of equine keratomycosis can make a major difference in the maintenance of a cosmetic and visual eye. Thank you Dr. Paula Galera and Dr. Dennis Brooks for sharing this article.


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