Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences (ISSN: 2582-3183)

Case Report Volume 4 Issue 7

Rare Unilateral Nictitating Membrane and T Shape Cartilage Prolapse in Two-Years-Old Mix-Breed Cat

Reza Nikzad1*, Alireza Kaveh Aski2, Omid Azari3and Mohammad Rouhani4

1Postgraduate in Veterinary Surgery, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Iran
2Resident of Veterinary Surgery, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Iran
3Faculty of Clinical Science, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Iran
4Resident of Veterinary Surgery, Islamic Azad University of Shahrekord, Iran

*Corresponding Author: Reza Nikzad, Postgraduate in Veterinary Surgery, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Iran.

Received: December 15, 2021; Published: June 20, 2022


Prolapse of the third eyelid is one of the most common ocular diseases in small animals, that is common in dogs and rare in cats and occurs in various breeds. A mixed female Persian Himalayan cat referred with the sign of prolapse of the left third eyelid with T shape cartilage protrusion. Prolapsed gland corrected by Pocket technique. Also, slight excision of the protruding part of the Deformed cartilage was accomplished. The surgical results were very satisfactory in forthcoming inspections.

Keywords: Cat, Prolapse, Third Eyelid, T Shape Cartilage


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Citation: Reza Nikzad., et al. “Rare Unilateral Nictitating Membrane and T Shape Cartilage Prolapse in Two-Years-Old Mix-Breed Cat". Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences 4.7 (2022): 98-100.


Copyright: © 2022 Reza Nikzad., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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