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Vol. 12, Issue 2 (2023)

Successful management of dystocia due to lateral deviation of head and neck along with fetal emphysema in a jenny: A case report

Author(s):
Mohd Mujaheed Pasha, Bijurkar RG, Venkanagouda Doddagoudar, Malashri G and Poornima
Abstract:
This reports dystocia in a multiparous, 6 years old jenny presented to the hospital with a history of completed gestation period, non-progressive staining since24 hours and treated by field veterinarian symptomatically. On Gynaeco-clinical examination, edema of vulva and both the fore limbs were outside the vulva with anterior-longitudinal presentation, dorsosacral position and right lateral deviation of head and neck with fetal emphysema. Based on the observations, the case was diagnosed as dystocia due right lateral deviation of head and neck. Per-vaginal delivery was attempted under epidural anesthesia using 2% lignocaine along with sufficient lubrication using CMC gel, following obstetrical correction, a dead female fetus was delivered with gentle traction. Postoperative management was carried out with antibiotics, fluids and ecbolic for five days and the jenny recovered uneventfully.
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How to cite this article:
Mohd Mujaheed Pasha, Bijurkar RG, Venkanagouda Doddagoudar, Malashri G, Poornima. Successful management of dystocia due to lateral deviation of head and neck along with fetal emphysema in a jenny: A case report. Pharma Innovation 2023;12(2):546-548.

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