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International Journal of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry
Vol. 3, Issue 5, Part A (2018)

Surgical management of abdominal intestinal evisceration (Omphalocele) through persistent umbilical opening in a new born calf

Author(s): KP Singh, RV Singh, Praneeta Singh and SK Singh
Abstract: The present case was a rare case of congenital abdominal intestinal evisceration (Omphalocele) through the defects in the umbilicus. A newly born female cow calf was brought to the hospital with the history of prolapse of abdominal viscera through the umbilical opening since birth. Clinical examination revealed that prolapse abdominal viscera contained intestinal loop and surrounded by parietal peritoneum. Surgical correction was done. Calf showed recovery and began natural suckling after 3 days of treatment and suture were removed after 11 days.
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How to cite this article:
KP Singh, RV Singh, Praneeta Singh, SK Singh. Surgical management of abdominal intestinal evisceration (Omphalocele) through persistent umbilical opening in a new born calf. Int J Vet Sci Anim Husbandry 2018;3(5):14-15.
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