OMIA:000359-9685 : Eyelid gland, third, prolapse of in Felis catus

In other species: dog

Categories: Vision / eye phene

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown

Considered a defect: yes

Cross-species summary: Also known as Prolapsed nictitating membrane gland (PNMG) or cherry eye


Note: the references are listed in reverse chronological order (from the most recent year to the earliest year), and alphabetically by first author within a year.

2012 Williams, D., Middleton, S., Caldwell, A. :
Everted third eyelid cartilage in a cat: a case report and literature review. Vet Ophthalmol 15:123-7, 2012. Pubmed reference: 22051051 . DOI: 10.1111/j.1463-5224.2011.00945.x.
1992 Christmas, R. :
Surgical correction of congenital ocular and nasal dermoids and 3rd eyelid gland prolapse in related Burmese kittens. Canadian Veterinary Journal - Revue Veterinaire Canadienne 33:265-266, 1992.

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  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 06 Sep 2005
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 18 Oct 2011