Research Journal for Veterinary Practitioners

Case Report
Res J. Vet. Pract. 8(3): 42-44
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Avaneesh Kumar Singh*, Jitendra Agrawal, Vikas Sachan, Anuj Kumar, Atul Saxena

Department of Veterinary Gynaecology and Obstetrics, College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, U.P. Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Pashu Chikitsa Vigyan Vishwavidyalaya Evam Go Anusandhan Sansthan, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh-281001, India.

Abstract | A full term pregnant Murrah buffalo in its third parity was presented to the clinic with the history of sudden increase in the size of abdomen in preceding 15 to 20 days. The animal was also showing reduced appetite and labored breathing. Per-vaginal examination revealed completely closed cervix. Based on history, trans-rectal ultrasonographic examination, case was diagnosed as hydroallantois. Subsequently, dilation therapy was given. A dead fetus in its posterior longitudinal presentation with ankylosis of fetlock joints was delivered. Animal recovered uneventfully.

Keywords | Buffalo, Hydroallantois, Induced parturition, Fetus, Ankylosis