Acta Vet. Brno 2013, 82: 303-307

https://doi.org/10.2754/avb201382030303

Penetrating keratoplasty for treatment of corneal abscesses in horses – case report

Zita Makra1, Imre Biksi1, Gábor Bodó2

1Szent István University, Veterinary Faculty, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, Üllő, Hungary
2Vetsuisse-Fakultät, Agroscope Swiss Institute of Equine Medicine, Bern, Switzerland

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