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Research Journal for Veterinary Practitioners

Case Report
Res. j. vet. pract. 2 (1): 1 - 4
http://dx.doi.org/10.14737/journal.rjvp/2014/2.1.1.4
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Kiranjeet Singh*, Deepti Bodh, Aswathy Gopinathan, Mohsina Abdul Muthalavi, Sangeetha Palakkara
Division of Surgery, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh–243122, India.
*Corresponding author: ksuppli@yahoo.co.in

ABSTRACT
An 11–year–old intact Pomerian bitch was presented to the Referral Veterinary Polyclinics, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, with a history of non–painful, non–reducible pendulous swelling (left side) on the caudal abdomen and a small perennial mass protruding through the vulva with no signs of discomfort. Abdominal radiography revealed protrusion of intestinal loops into the inguinal swelling confirming inguinal hernia Diagnosis of vaginal leiomyoma was confirmed by histopathology. Herniorrhaphy of the inguinal defect and surgical resection of the vaginal leiomyoma was performed under diazepam–ketamine anesthesia. No post–operative complications and reoccurrence of hernia and vaginal mass was reported up to one month after surgery.

Key Words: Inguinal hernia, Leiomyoma, Surgically, Bitch