The course of the nasolacrimal duct in brachycephalic cats.

@article{Breit2003TheCO,
  title={The course of the nasolacrimal duct in brachycephalic cats.},
  author={Sabine M Breit and Wolfgang W F K{\"u}nzel and Marissa N Oppel},
  journal={Anatomia, histologia, embryologia},
  year={2003},
  volume={32 4},
  pages={224-7}
}
Casts of the nasolacrimal duct system were obtained from 50 euthanised cats including brachy-, meso- and dolichocephalic breeds. The course of the nasolacrimal duct, which was assessed radiographically and gross-anatomically, was strongly related to the shape of the skull. In meso- and dolichocephalic cats the nasolacrimal duct formed a dorsally opened arch with the descending part being directed rostroventrally. The main part of the duct passed the nasal cavity in a rather horizontal course… CONTINUE READING