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Vol. 10, Special Issue 4 (2021)

Phytobezoar induced ileus and its management in a jersey cross bred cow

Author(s):
Mohanambal K, Nithishkumar C, Venkatesakumar E, Ravi R and Sasikala K
Abstract:
A four years old Jersey crossbred cattle was presented to large animal medicine unit of Veterinary Clinical Complex, Veterinary College and Research Institute, Namakkal with the history of not voiding dung and not taking feed with markedly distended abdomen for the past 6 days. The animal was fed with finger millet dry grass fodder for the past 20 days. Clinical examination revealed empty rectum with doughy rumen. Animal was treated with Intravenous crystalloids and Calcium borogluconate. Animal expelled a ball of phytobezoar (weighing 200g) with watery dung 35 hours after treatment. The animal improved uneventfully from ileus after treatment.
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How to cite this article:
Mohanambal K, Nithishkumar C, Venkatesakumar E, Ravi R and Sasikala K. Phytobezoar induced ileus and its management in a jersey cross bred cow. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(4S): 233-234.

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