Surgical management of third eyelid tumour in a cross-breed cow: A case report
Ajjanagi Bhimappa, Vijay Kumar and Mallikarjun
A case of cross-breed cow was presented to Veterinary hospital, Satti, Tq: Athani Dist: Belagavi, Karnataka with the complaint of hard mass on border of the upper eyelid. Detailed history revealed that the mass was medium in size and was increasing gradually. Physical examination revealed pain on palpation. All clinical and hematological parameters were within the normal limit. Based on physical and clinical examination, the mass was diagnosed as third eyelid tumour and it was decided to remove surgically. The animal was restrained in standing position pre-operative antibiotic was given and growth was excised under local anaesthesia. The operated animal was administered with streptopenicillin 2.5g and meloxicam @0.3mg/kg bwt intramuscularly for four days. Eye drops consisting of ciprofloxacin and dexamethasone was administered 2 times a day for 7 days. The animal recovered uneventfully within 20 days and no recurrence was noticed after 3 months follow up.
How to cite this article:
Ajjanagi Bhimappa, Vijay Kumar and Mallikarjun. Surgical management of third eyelid tumour in a cross-breed cow: A case report. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(6S): 183-184.