Research Journal for Veterinary Practitioners

Case Report
Res. j. vet. pract. 2 (6): 111 - 112
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Shongsir Warson Monsang*1, Suvendu Kumar Behera2 , Shahjahan Alam3
1College of Veterinary Sciences & A.H., R. K. Nagar, Tripura (W), 2College of Veterinary Sciences & A.H., Selesih, Aizawl, Mizoram, 3Khalsa College of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Amritsar, Punjab, Department of Teaching Veterinary Clinical Complex, Tripura (W)
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A case of ruptured superior rectus muscles was reported in a 6 months old male calf with the history of having previously fought with an adult horned bull a day before it was brought to clinic for treatment. On examination, the eye muscle was traumatized, soiled and found hanging from just below the upper eyelid covering the entire corneal region. The globe of the eye rotated downward and the calf was nervous and excited to touch. After proper restraint, auriculo-palpebral and retrobulbar nerve blocks were carried out to repair the ruptured eye muscles. The tissue healed completely on the 2nd week post surgery without any complications like wound infections, conjunctivitis, orbital hemorrhage or loss of vision.

Key Words: Superior rectus muscles, auriculopalpebral, retrobulbar, nerve block, calf