Echo-morphometric evaluation of ocular affections in murrah buffaloes: Review of 15 cases

Title: Echo-morphometric evaluation of ocular affections in murrah buffaloes: Review of 15 cases

Authors: S Singh, S Purohit, V Malik, S Yadav, RK Singh, NK Gangwar and RP Pandey

Source: Ruminant Science (2016)-5(1):117-122.

Cite this reference as: Singh S, Purohit S, Malik V, Yadav S, Singh RK, Gangwar NK and Pandey RP (2016). Echo-morphometric evaluation of ocular affections in murrah buffaloes: Review of 15 cases. Ruminant Science 5(1):117-122.


A prospective study on echo-morphometric evaluation of ocular affections in 15 Murrah buffaloes (3 males and 12 females) was conducted. Five types of ocular affection were diagnosed. The age of animals was between four months to seven years. Left eye showed more incidences of affections (46.66%) than right eye (33.33%) and those showing affection in both eyes (20%). Traumatic lesions (39.98%) followed by tumour/dermoids (26.66%), blepharitis/conjuncitivitis (20%), corneal opacity (6.66%) and ectropion (6.66%). Female buffaloes with ocular affections outnumbered the males.


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