Surgical correction of congenital anomalies in a neonatal lamb: a case report
Iraqi Journal of Veterinary Sciences,
2012, Volume 26, Issue Suppl. II, Pages 43-46
AbstractA newborn male lamb 2 days age brought at surgical Department of Veterinary Teaching Hospital – University of Mosul with a history of no defecation and urination. Depend on the clinical, physical and ultrasonographic examinations, the condition was diagnosed as different congenital anomaliesof urogenital system (absence of penis, urethra and the scrotal raphae was abnormally prominent, dividing the scrotal sac into two halves, each one with a testicle) associated with atresia ani et recti. Surgical corrections of these different congenital anomalies performed with colostomy and cystostomy operation as emergency case. The animal dies after the second operative day. This paper report a new type of different congenital anomaliesina newborn lamb did not mentioned in other literature yet and the surgical correction adopted for the anomalies.
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