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Vol. 12, Special Issue 7 (2023)

Management of closed cervix pyometra in a Spitz dog: A case report

Author(s):
Dr. Amrutha VS, Dr. Jithil VR and Dr. KT Rajimon
Abstract:
Pyometra is a life threatening disease and classified as open cervix pyometra and closed cervix pyometra depend on the patency of cervix. In open cervix pyometra vaginal discharge is often present and it is absent in closed cervix pyometra. Closed cervix pyometra is more serious condition due to the accumulation of pus and bacterial endotoxins with in the uterus that results in sepsis. A 6 year old female Spitz was presented to Palakkad Pet Hospital with a history of vomiting and abdominal enlargement. On physical examination, enlarged uterus could be palpated. Haematological and serological examination revealed leokocytosis with neutrophilia and elevated level of creatinine. By ultrasonography and along with the history and clinical findings the disease was diagnosed as closed cervix pyometra. Surgical Ovariohysterectomy (OHE) was performed to manage the closed cervix pyometra as it also prevent the recurrence of the disease.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Amrutha VS, Dr. Jithil VR and Dr. KT Rajimon. Management of closed cervix pyometra in a Spitz dog: A case report. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(7S): 556-558.
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