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Vol. 12, Special Issue 7 (2023)

Successful surgical management of antibioma in a cow

Dr. M Sravanti and Dr. B Dinesh and S Sai Ram
An 8-year-old female cow was presented to the surgery unit of veterinary clinical complex, college of veterinary science, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad, with the history of swelling near the left lower jaw, inappetence and unable to chew but able to drink water for the last 25days. Clinical examination revealed hard mass with pain on palpation in between jugular vein and submandibular lymph node. Both conjunctival and buccal mucous membrane were pale and moist. On FNAC evaluation revealed numerous neutrophils which was suggestive of bacterial infection. Hematology, hepatic and renal function tests were assessed prior to surgery. Asurgical procedure was performed just below the bifurcation of jugular vein at submandibular lymph node region to remove antibioma along with capsule. Antibiotic sensitivity test was performed and treatment was formulated with antibiotics (gentamycin in combination with ceftriaxone), NSAID (meloxicam), and iron supplements. The animal recovered uneventfully.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. M Sravanti and Dr. B Dinesh and S Sai Ram. Successful surgical management of antibioma in a cow. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(7S): 2196-2199.

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