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Vol. 10, Special Issue 12 (2021)

Incidence, anamnesis and clinical manifestation of mechanical intestinal ileus in cattle

Author(s):
P Vidya Sagar, S Kathirvel, S Dharmaceelan, S Sivaraman and S Jayachandran
Abstract:
The present paper describes retrospective study of incidence, anamnesis and clinical manifestation of mechanical intestinal ileus in 35 cattle presented to the veterinary clinical complex, veterinary college and research institute, Namakkal, Tamilanadu. Incidence of intestinal obstruction was higher in female cattle compared to males. Higher incidence of mechanical intestinal ileus observed in jersey cross breed in the present study. The incidence of intestinal obstruction was higher in 2 to 5 years of age. Anamnesis revealed acute abdominal pain followed by reduced feed intake, progressive cessation of defecation and abdominal distension. Prominent clinical signs observed were complete absence of feed and water intake, severe dehydration with congestion of mucus membranes, cessation of rumination with rumen atony, distended right flank with ping sound in caecal dilatation. In all the animals per rectal examination revealed, empty rectum with blood tinged or tarry colored faeces.
Pages: 19-22  |  81 Views  6 Downloads
How to cite this article:
P Vidya Sagar, S Kathirvel, S Dharmaceelan, S Sivaraman and S Jayachandran. Incidence, anamnesis and clinical manifestation of mechanical intestinal ileus in cattle. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(12S): 19-22.
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