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Vol. 9, Issue 7 (2020)

Congenital hydrocephalus condition in calves: A case report

Author(s):
M Hareeswaraiah, KT Lakshmi Shree, M Dhoolappa and B Kavitha Rani
Abstract:
The hydrocephaly can be defined as dropsically condition of the brain owing to abnormal accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the cranial cavity. In the present study four samples were taken. The external hydrocephalus calf consists of football shaped head and internal hydrocephalus calf consists of dome shaped head. The length of the body was more in internal hydrocephalus calf due to kyphosis condition. The cephalic index is more in case of internal hydrocephalus calf compared to both external and normal calves is due to internal pressure on cranium. In both types of hydrocephalus calf, incomplete and thinner bones were present along with ankylosis of limbs. The age and weight of foetuses also less compared to normal calf due to nutritional imbalance.
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How to cite this article:
M Hareeswaraiah, KT Lakshmi Shree, M Dhoolappa, B Kavitha Rani. Congenital hydrocephalus condition in calves: A case report. Pharma Innovation 2020;9(7):550-552.

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