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Vol. 11, Special Issue 5 (2022)

Surgical excision of ovarian remnant tissue in a queen cat: A case report

S Sathsihkumar and S Rangasamy
A three year old non descript queen cat, spayed one year back presented with the history of anorexia, restlessness, vocalization and increased efforts to get outside. On clinical examination animal was alert and active, temperature, heart rate, respiratory rate, and CRT are within the normal range. On vaginal examination, vulva was swollen with pink and moist and no discharge noticed, indicated that queen cat came into heat. Vaginal exfoliative cytology revealed cornified cells, suspected as ovarian remnant syndrome. We used GnRH challenge test, 2 ug of GnRH analogue, Buserelin Acetate (Gynarich inj) IM, was injected on day 0. Then serum collected on day 8 showed progesterone level of 8.4 ng/ml and estrogen level was 11.4 pg/ml, then it was confirmed as Ovarian remnant syndrome. Ovarian remnant tissue with follicle was removed and surgical incision was closed by continuous lockstitch suturing of muscle layer. After surgery, long acting antibiotics, cefovecin sodium (convenia) at 8mg per kg b.wt. subcutaneously administered for post operative care and the animal recovered after two dressings completely.
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How to cite this article:
S Sathsihkumar and S Rangasamy. Surgical excision of ovarian remnant tissue in a queen cat: A case report. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(5S): 08-09.

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