Advances in Animal and Veterinary Sciences

Case Report
Adv. Anim. Vet. Sci. 7(11): 1006-1009
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Viski Fitri Hendrawan1*, Tia Sundari2, Desi Wulansari1, Yudit Oktanella1, Herlina Pratiwi1, Aulia Firmawat1

1Reproduction Department, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Brawijaya University, Malang 65151, Indonesia; 2Veterinary Profession Program, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Brawijaya University, Malang – 65151, Indonesia.

Abstract | Fetal mummification is a disorder during gestation which happened when fetal death happened in third to eighth month of gestation. This report describes diagnosis and management of several fetal mummification cases in cows in several regions; Mathura, Shimla, Bangladesh, Turkey, Uttarakhand, and Tirupati. Mummification diagnosis is formed by anamnesis, clinical findings, physical examination, rectal palpation, and vaginal palpation. Fetal mummification management was done by analog PGF2α administration and surgical procedures such as episiotomy and Caesarean surgery. Antibiotic was administered in the case of uterine infection.

Keywords | Cow, Diagnosis, Fetus, Management, Mummification