Type of Article:  Original Research

Volume 6; Issue 1.3 (March 2018)

Page No.: 5057-5063

DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.16965/ijar.2018.118


Nawal. A. Noor 1, Samah. H. El-bably *2.

1 Lecturer of Anatomy & Embryology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Cairo University, Egypt.

*2 Assistant Professor of Anatomy & Embryology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Cairo University, Egypt.

Address for Correspondence:  Dr. Samah. H. El-bably, Assistant Professor of Anatomy & Embryology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Cairo University, Egypt. E-Mail: drsamah.elbably@yahoo.com


Aim: this work focused on the arteries supplying the eye of the one-humped camel. The origin; course and distribution of the arteries were studied, that’s helped in the field of comparative veterinary anatomy and surgical operations.

Materials and Methods: Six heads of camels used in this study, the heads were cannulated through the common carotid artery and washing with the normal saline solution. Dissolve a 50gm lead oxide powder in a 150 ml solution of the red gum milk latex and the common carotid artery was injected. Four heads were undergoing the fine dissection to demonstrate the arterial supply of the eye and other two heads were used for X-rays purposes. The data were photographed using Sony camera 14 Megapixel, 5X.

Results: The eye of the camel was supplied through the external ophthalmic artery, external ethmoidal artery, in addition to the malar artery, the maxillary tubercular artery and angular artery of the infraorbital artery.

Conclusion: this study gave off a clear anatomical data about the arteries of the eye of dromedary camel that helped the surgeon in the surgical interference.

Key words: Anatomy, Arteries, Eye, Camel, External ophthalmic artery.


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Cite this article: Nawal. A. Noor, Samah. H. El-bably. ANATOMICAL STUDIES ON THE ARTERIAL SUPPLY OF THE EYE IN THE ONE- HUMPED CAMEL (CAMELUS DROMEDARIUS). Int J Anat Res 2018;6(1.3):5057-5063. DOI: 10.16965/ijar.2018.118