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External Hysterectomy for Irreducible Total Uterine Prolapse in a Non- Descript Doe: A Case Report.

M.G. Mohamed Ali, S. Kavitha, M. Kanaga Devi, Cecilia Joseph, N. Arunmozhi and T. Sarath

Department of Veterinary Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Madras Veterinary College, TANUVAS, Chennai-600 007, Tamil Nadu

Published in the Indian Veterinary Journal May 2019 : 96 (5) - pages 59 to 61
(Received: August, 2018, Accepted: November, 2018)


A non-descript doe with total uterine prolapse was presented to Large Animal Obstetrics Unit, Madras Veterinary College Teaching Hospital with the history of having delivered a live kid before one week. On examination, a prolapsed mass with maternal caruncles which were soiled, inamed, edematous, congested and partially necrotic was noticed. In this paper, the surgical management with external hysterectomy is reported.

Key Words: hysterectomy, total uterine prolapse, doe

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