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By William J. A. Payne, R. Trevor Wilson

The 5th variation of this e-book has been thoroughly revised and taken up to date, with a brand new co-author. it truly is nonetheless the main authoritative and complete e-book at the improvement and construction of family farm animals within the tropics.

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The sutures are removed (following topical local anaesthesia) after 14 days. A lateral squint (because of avulsion of the medial rectus muscle) may be obvious at the time of the prolapse, but is more likely to be observed when the tarsorrhaphy is taken down. ORBITAL INFLAMMATION The origins of orbital cellulitis and orbital abscess may be identical, and both can be a cause of proptosis. Orbital cellulitis is typified by diffuse inflammation, whereas a retrobulbar abscess (orbital abscess) is characterised by localised inflammation.

10(a,b) Traumatic injury to the lower eyelid of a horse (a). This was the result of becoming entangled in barbed wire. There were extensive skin lacerations that needed suturing as well as the injury to the eyelid. The eyelid was repaired with a single layer of simple interrupted sutures of 5-0 silk (b) and the horse made an uneventful recovery. Treatment • Eyelid lacerations should be repaired following minimal debridement as soon as is practicable. Primary repair is always the aim for this type of eyelid damage, so as to avoid later complications such as infection, cicatrisation, eyelid deformity, exposure keratopathy and epiphora.

However, in most animals such injuries damage the posterior part of the globe rather than the anterior part of the globe. Ultrasonography and tonometry are of value in assessment. 1(a,b)). Penetrating injuries are often easier to diagnose, however the site of corneal penetration is not always obvious when there is blood or pus in the anterior chamber. The extent of damage to the episclera and sclera may be obscured by chemosis and an intact, or seemingly intact, conjunctiva. Careful examination of the anterior segment, paying particular attention to the depth of the anterior chamber, position of the iris and shape of the pupil, together with tonometry and ultrasonography, should help to confirm the diagnosis.

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