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Vol. 8, Issue 5, Part E (2023)

Clinical management of eclampsia in a cocker spaniel dog

Author(s): A Vijay, Chandrasekar M, Sureshkumar R and Ranjithkumr M
Abstract: One and half year old Cocker Spaniel bitch was presented to the Emergency and Critical Care Unit, Madras Veterinary College, Chennai with the history of whelped three weeks back and had muscle tremor and incoordination during walking since three hours. On the clinical examination heart rate (tachycardia) and body temperature (hyperthermia) was elevated from the normal physiological range. Based on the history and clinical signs the condition was diagnosed as eclampsia. The bitch was administered with 10% Calcium gluconate and 5% dextrose intravenously. The dog condition was improved within half an hour post administration of intravenous calcium gluconate followed by dextrose injection.
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International Journal of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry
How to cite this article:
A Vijay, Chandrasekar M, Sureshkumar R, Ranjithkumr M. Clinical management of eclampsia in a cocker spaniel dog. Int J Vet Sci Anim Husbandry 2023;8(5):284-285.
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