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Concurrent Occurrence of Congenital Hypospadias and Atresia Ani in a Male Calf

R. Bala Mounika, S.Prudhvi and M. Rama Goury

State Institute of Animal Health, Tanuku, West Godavari District, Andhrapradesh, India

Published in the Indian Veterinary Journal January 2021 : 98 (1) - pages 40 to 42
(Received: December, 2021, Accepted: January, 2022)


The current communication describes concurrent occurrence of hypospadias and atresia ani in a 2-day old male calf. Physical examination revealed absence of anal opening, presence of bifid scrotum, incompletely formed preputial sheath, penile aplasia and presence of urethral opening within a skin in the ventral abdomen. The two congenital abnormalities were surgically corrected.

Key Words: atresia ani, bifid scrotum, cow calf, congenital abnormality, hypospadias, penile aplasia

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