Vol. 8, Issue 4, Part A (2023)
Therapeutic management of Otodectes cynotis induced aural haematoma in a Persian cat
Author(s): Jithil VR and Amrutha VS
A 3 month old male Persian cat was presented to Palakkad Pet Hospital with a history of swollen left ear and itching. Clinical examination revealed the condition as aural haematoma by observations and aspirating the fluid from the haematoma. The fluid was sero-haemorrhagic and fibrotic-rich. Since cat was having skin lesions, decided to take skin scrapings from the lesions. On microscopically, Otodectes cynotis could be observed. All the aseptic measures for surgery has taken and under general anaesthesia with Ketamine hydrochloride and diazepam managed the condition by surgery to resolve the condition. The technique used for the surgery was by linear incision, opened the hematoma and removed the blood, fibrin clots and debris and closed with multiple staggered interrupted sutures and used sponge to maintain the shape of the ear. Selamectin spot on applied topically to treat the ear mite, Otodectes cynotis and to prevent the recurrence. The cat completely recovered without any recurrence.
How to cite this article:
Jithil VR, Amrutha VS. Therapeutic management of Otodectes cynotis induced aural haematoma in a Persian cat. Int J Vet Sci Anim Husbandry 2023;8(4):34-36.