Toll Free Helpline (India): 1800 1234 070

Rest of World: +91-9810852116

NAAS RATING: 5.23, Impact Factor: RJIF 5.98 | Free Publication Certificate
updates
NAAS Rating: 5.23 new
Vol. 10, Special Issue 5 (2021)

A case study on surgical management of equine ocular Setariasis

Author(s):
Vikas Kumar Meena, Dharmendra Soan and Suman Meena
Abstract:
A one year old Kathiawari crossbred female horse was presented with history of progressive corneal opacity, ocular discomfort and lacrimation of right eye for last 3 week. Clinical examination revealed blepharospasm, corneal edema and severe conjunctivitis with loss of vision. Ocular examination revealed a presence of milky-white thread like structure swirling in the anterior chamber. The worm was expelled out under Xylazine sedation followed by 4-Point Retrobulbar nerve block through stab Incision by BP blade-11 at 10 o’clock position. Morphologically, the worm was identified as Setaria digitata. Post-operatively, broad spectrum antibiotic, anti-inflammatory and antihistaminic drugs along with topical antibiotic and corticosteroid were administered. The complete recovery and clearance of the corneal opacity took 3 weeks.
Pages: 35-36  |  78 Views  6 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Vikas Kumar Meena, Dharmendra Soan and Suman Meena. A case study on surgical management of equine ocular Setariasis. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(5S): 35-36.
The Pharma Innovation Journal