Surgical Management of Rectal Prolapse in a Buffalo Calf


A 6-month-old buffalo calf was presented at TVCC, IIVER, Rohtakwith a history of complete rectal prolapsed for the last 3 days with severe straining and restlessness. Clinical examinations revealed complete 15 cm long prolapsed rectal wall, soiling with faeces and patches of congested and severely necrosed mucous membrane. The animal was operated under caudal epidural anesthesia using lignocaine hydrochloride 2%. Amputation of prolapsed part was done due to severe necrosis of segment. Broad spectrum antibiotics and analgesics were administered post-operatively. Animal recovered uneventfully.

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@inproceedings{Sharma2016SurgicalMO, title={Surgical Management of Rectal Prolapse in a Buffalo Calf}, author={Vikas Sharma}, year={2016} }