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Reconstruction of Circular Skin Defect with Single Pedicle Advancement Flap in a DogM. Madeena Begum and V. Bhuvaneshwari
Heart2heart Veterinary Hospital, No.3, Leith castle center street, Santhome, Chennai-600028Published in the Indian Veterinary Journal November 2019 : 96 (11) - pages 33 to 35
(Received: June, 2019, Accepted: July, 2019)
An eight months old male intact German shepherd was brought to the hospital, with a history of non-healing wound in the left hip. Physical examination revealed Circular wound measuring about 9 cm in diameter with poor granulation tissue. Wound bed was prepared until the formation of healthy granulation tissue. A single pedicle advancement ap from dorsal region of the hip was used to reconstruct the skin defect. Post-operative care with systemic antibiotic therapy and wound dressing was continued for ten days. The sutures were removed on 10th post-operative day and the animal had complete ap acceptance.Key Words: Skin defect, Advancement ap correction, Dog.