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Background: Canine progressive retinal atrophies are a group of hereditary retinal degenerations in dogs characterised by depletion of photoreceptor cells in the retina, which ultimately leads to blindness. PRA in the Lhasa Apso (LA) dog has not previously been clinically characterised or described ...

Author(s)
Hitti-Malin, R. J.; Burmeister, L. M.; Ricketts, S. L.; Lewis, T. W.; Pettitt, L.; Boursnell, M.; Schofield, E. C.; Sargan, D.; Mellersh, C. S.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Genetics, 2020, 21, 100, pp (7 September 2020)
Abstract

Background: A number of etiologies for different canine chorioretinal lesions have been proved or suggested but some fundic lesions remain unclear in terms of an etiologic diagnosis, treatment options and prognosis. The purpose of this case series is to describe atypical chorioretinal lesions...

Author(s)
Park ShinAe; Sledge, D.; Monahan, C. F.; Teixeira, L.; Boyd, R.; Freeman, K.; Koehl, K.; Harman, C.; Munoz, K.; Occelli, L. M.; Pirie, C. G.; Davidson, H.; Petersen-Jones, S.; Komáromy, A. M.
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BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2022, 18, 182,
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This study aimed to describe and determine the prevalence of ocular abnormalities in Polish Hunting Dogs. The study was conducted with 193 Polish Hunting Dogs: 101 female and 92 male animals, aged between 3 months and 12 years. Ophthalmic examinations were performed using slit lamp biomicroscopy,...

Author(s)
Balicki, I.; Goleman, M.; Balicka, A.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2021, 16, 11,
Abstract

Objective: To describe ophthalmic, functional, structural, and genetical characteristics of progressive retinal atrophy (PRA) in the polski owczarek nizinny (PON) breed of dog. Animals studied clinically: Client-owned PON dogs (n=82) from Sweden. Procedures: Routine examination for presumed...

Author(s)
Svensson, M.; Olsén, L.; Winkler, P. A.; Petersen-Jones, S. M.; Bergström, T.; Garncarz, Y.; Narfström, K.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Ophthalmology, 2016, 19, 3, pp 195-205
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Background: Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA) belongs to a group of inherited retinal disorders associated with gradual vision impairment due to degeneration of retinal photoreceptors in various dog breeds. PRA is highly heterogeneous, with autosomal dominant, recessive or X-linked modes of...

Author(s)
Kropatsch, R.; Akkad, D. A.; Frank, M.; Rosenhagen, C.; Altmüller, J.; Nürnberg, P.; Epplen, J. T.; Dekomien, G.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Canine Genetics and Epidemiology, 2016, 3, 7, pp (8 July 2016)
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Background: Generalized progressive retinal atrophy (PRA) is a group of inherited eye diseases characterised by progressive retinal degeneration that ultimately leads to blindness in dogs. To date, more than 20 different mutations causing canine-PRA have been described and several breeds including...

Author(s)
Downs, L. M.; Wallin-Håkansson, B.; Bergström, T.; Mellersh, C. S.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Canine Genetics and Epidemiology, 2014, 1, 4, pp (16 April 2014)
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Objective: To describe a slowly progressive retinopathy (SPR) in Shetland Sheepdogs. Animals: Forty adult Shetlands Sheepdogs with ophthalmoscopic signs of SPR and six normal Shetland Sheepdogs were included in the study. Procedure: Ophthalmic examination including slit-lamp biomicroscopy and...

Author(s)
Karlstam, L.; Hertil, E.; Zeiss, C.; Ropstad, E. O.; Bjerkås, E.; Dubielzig, R. R.; Ekesten, B.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Ophthalmology, 2011, 14, 4, pp 227-238
Abstract

Twelve cases of adult-onset blindness were identified in a flock of 130 polled Wiltshire sheep in New Zealand over a 3-year period. Affected sheep developed night blindness between 2 and 3 years of age, which progressed to complete blindness by 4 to 5 years of age. Fundic examination findings...

Author(s)
Hunt, H.; Dittmer, K. E.; Garrick, D. J.; Fairley, R. A.; Heap, S. J.; Jolly, R. D.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Veterinary Pathology, 2022, 59, 2, pp 310-318
Abstract

Cataracts are the leading cause of vision loss in dogs. Once they impair sight, there is no other recourse than to have phacoemulsification cataract removal with intraocular lens placement to restore optimal sight. Even early cataracts cause inflammation (lens-induced uveitis) and oxidative stress...

Author(s)
Colitz, C. M. H.
Publisher
Redstone Media Group, Peterborough, Canada
Citation
Journal of the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association, 2018, 50, pp 36-41
Abstract

Background: Dogs have the second largest number of genetic diseases, after humans. Among the diseases present in dogs, progressive retinal atrophy has been reported in more than a hundred breeds. In some of them, the mutation has been identified and genetic tests have allowed the identification of...

Author(s)
Aguirre-Hernández, J.; Wickström, K.; Sargan, D. R.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2007, 3, 14, pp (10 July 2007)

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