PLASMA CELL INFILTRATION OF THE 3rd EYELID (NICTITATING MEMBRANE)
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Plasma cell infiltration of the 3rd eyelid with loss of the normal black pigmentation along the edge of the eyelid is reported to occur in German Shepherd Dogs
and other breeds. Plasma cells are involved in inflammatory processes. The cause of this condition is unknown but it is often (though not always) associated with chronic superficial keratitis- also known as pannus.
Updated January 2016