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Vol. 12, Special Issue 7 (2023)

Pyometra in different species of animals: A review

Dr. Manish Kumar and Dr. Pooja
Pyometra is an acute or chronic inflammatory condition of endometrium. Pyometra usually occurs following an abnormal parturition, uterine infection and a tardy involution of the uterus. It is also thought that progesterone-mediated cystic endometrial hyperplasia (CEH), which is the pathological expansion and proliferation of endometrial glands, predisposes the animal to pyometra. Symptoms of pyometra includes constant or irregular discharge from vaginal with purulent or mucopurulent exudates. While in some cases cervix remains closed and no any discharge is present. Most of the cases pyometra follows a retained placenta and postpartum metritis, in which case there is frequently an intermittent discharge of pus from the vagina. In pyometra the uterine walls are usually thick and heavy and lack tone. Common treatment followed is administration of PGF2α. to stimulate uterine defense mechanisms endometritis Treatment is done with PGF2 or a synthetic analogue for corpus luteum destruction and progesterone source removal.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Manish Kumar and Dr. Pooja. Pyometra in different species of animals: A review. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(7S): 2210-2214.

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