Research Journal for Veterinary Practitioners

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Res. J. Vet. Pract. 4(3): 47-48
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Enbavelan Angappan, Mohanambal Kaliyannan, Ramkumar Premkumar, Saranyaa, Ramprabhu R

Department of Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary College and Research Institute, Tamilnadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Tirunelveli.

Abstract | A six month old non – descriptive lamb was presented to Medicine unit of Teaching Veterinary Clinical Complex, Tirunelveli for treatment with the history of wasp bite three days back and the animal having facial swelling, purulent discharge from both the eyes and nostrils. Clinical examination revealed swollen face and eyelid and the animal having respiratory distress. The lamb was treated with anti-histamine, fluid therapy and corticosteroids. The animal recovered completely within five days.

Keywords | Angioedema, Antihistamine, Corticosteroid, Lamb, Wasp sting