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Hydrallantois in a Cow: A Case report

Santhosh Kumar Vallala and Rajashekar Mulugu

Primary Veterinary Centre , Kurella, Athmakur (M) Mandal , Yadadri Bhuvanagiri District -508111, Veterinary & Animal Husbandry Department, Telangana, India

Published in the Indian Veterinary Journal September 2022 : 99 (9) - pages 78 to 80
(Received: , Accepted: )


A 9 year old cow was presented to Primary Veterinary Centre, Kurella with history of abnormally distended abdomen, weakness, dehydration and case was diagnosed as hydrallantois by per rectal palpation and treated with parturition induction and slow drainage of allantoic fluid by transcervicalallantocentesis method to prevent hypovolemic shock. The cow recovered uneventfully.

Key Words: Hydrallantois, rectal palpation, parturition induction

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