ISSN 2398-2942      

Biopsy: eye

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Introduction

  • The histopathological examination of samples taken from soft tissue lesions involving the eye is a very important part of the complete ophthalmic examination Eye: examination and is mandatory if neoplasia Retrobulbar: neoplasia is suspected.
  • The histopathologic diagnosis is essential to determine the treatment and prognosis of any neoplastic lesion.
  • Particularly suited to investigation are lesions involving the eyelids Eyelid: neoplasia , conjunctiva Conjunctiva: neoplasia , third eyelid, cornea or sclera.
  • Topical, local and general anesthesia Anesthesia: in ophthalmic surgery may be required depending on the individual case.

Cytology

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Biopsy

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Intraocular techniques

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Further Reading

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Other sources of information

  • Ollivier F J, Plummer C E, Barrie K P (2007) Ophthalmic Examination and Diagnostics. Part 1 : The Eye Examination and Diagnostic Procedures in Veterinary Ophthalmology. Ed: Gelatt K N. 4th edn. pp 438-483.

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