Surgical management of congenital meningo encephalocele in a new born jersey calf: A case report

  • Nunna Veera Venkata Hari Krishna Department of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology, NTR College of Veterinary Science, Gannavaram
  • Ravi Kumar Palli Department of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology, NTR College of Veterinary Science, Gannavaram
Keywords: Crania bifida, Meningocele, Surgical correction

Abstract

Objective: Surgical correction of congenital meningo encephalocele in a new born Jersey calf.

Materials and methods: A day old jersey calf was presented with a swelling over frontal region, whioch was diagnosed as congenital cranial meningocele by findings of clinical examination, radiography and the same was corrected surgically under local infiltration anesthesia using lignocaine hydrochloride.

Results: Recurrence was not observed in the calf and it was recovered uneventfully

Conclusion: Congenital defects should be attended as earlier as possible so as to increase the chance of survivability.

http://doi.org/10.5455/javar.2016.c143

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2016-07-25
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Krishna, N. V. V. H., & Palli, R. K. (2016). Surgical management of congenital meningo encephalocele in a new born jersey calf: A case report. Journal of Advanced Veterinary and Animal Research, 3(2), 192-194. Retrieved from https://www.banglajol.info/index.php/JAVAR/article/view/28888
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