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Uterine Torsion and Surgical Correction in a Cat

Titin Yuliati, Tri Bhawono Dadi and Herinda Pertiwi

Department of Veterinary Clinic - Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Paramedic Program - Health Science Departemen Faculty of Vocattional Studies Airlangga University, Jalan Mulyorejo Surabaya

Published in the Indian Veterinary Journal January 2020: 97 (1) - pages 57 to 58
(Received: August, 2019, Accepted: October, 2019)


British short hair cross breed female cat aged 6 years weighed 3.2kg at 65 days of gestation was presented with history of dystocia, lethargy, loss of appetite, dehydration and lack of abdominal contraction to Willy Veterinary Clinic, Surabaya. Emergency laparotomy performed and diagnosed as a case of uterine torsion. Based on the clinical signs and treatment indicated that the cat had torsio uterine of both uterine horns and cervix. The cat condition improved after 3 days post-surgery treatment

Key Words: Feline, Flank, Surgery, Uterine Torsion

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