Document Type: Clinical Report

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1 Department of Surgery and Obstetrics, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh.

2 Department of Microbiology and Hygiene, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh.

3 Faculty of Veterinary Science, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh.

10.22034/ivsa/ivsa.2020.205918.1202

Abstract

Case Description- Umbilical hernia is occasionally seen with different levels of complexity in animals This emergency condition requires quick diagnosis and is corrected with various surgical approaches. The aim of this paper is to report the surgical correction of an eviscerated umbilical hernia with extensive adhesion in a bovine calf. Twenty days old indigenous male bovine calf was presented for surgical treatment of an umbilical hernia with extensive adhesion and evisceration.
Clinical Findings- Physical examination through palpation revealed evisceration of umbilical content with extensive adhesion.
Treatment and Outcome- The surgical procedure was carried out aseptically following standard procedure. The bovine calf recovered without any complication two weeks after surgery.
Clinical Relevance- It can be concluded that surgical management along with administration of antibiotic, antihistaminic and anti-inflammatory drugs are effective for successful management of eviscerated umbilical hernia with extensive adhesion in the bovine calf

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