Hyphema - Donkey

Trauma is the usual cause of blood in the anterior chamber and it will be reabsorbed if there is no ongoing haemorrhage and the animal is kept quiet. NSAIDs should be avoided. If anterior uveitis is suspected then topical steroids can be used.

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Hyphema in donkeys and horses publications


  • Grove, V. (2008) Conditions of the eye In Svendsen, E.D., Duncan, J. and Hadrill, D. (2008) The Professional Handbook of the Donkey, 4th edition, Whittet Books, Chapter 11
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