Pectinate ligament dysplasia (PLD)
Pectinate ligament dysplasia (PLD) refers to abnormal structure of the pectinate ligaments in the chamber angles. PLD predisposes to glaucoma, which in turn can be a vision-threatening disease, especially if left untreated.
Basset Hound, Dandie Dinmont Terrier, Flat-Coated Retriever, Siberian Husky.
Samples from PLD affected dogs in any breed are welcome.
Which samples are needed:
- dogs that have been diagnosed with PLD
- close relatives (parents, siblings, offspring) of the affected dogs
- healthy dogs over 6 years of age
Veterinary certificate copies requested from all eye examined dogs
- veterinary ophthalmological certificates
- other veterinary certificates
Maria Kaukonen, DVM (email@example.com)
phone +358 (0) 29 4125678