Rectal prolapse in crossbred buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) calf

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Deepak Kumar Kashyap Govina Dewangan Devesh Kumar Giri


A 2 years old male buffalo calf was presented with a history of prolapsed mass hanging from of anal region from last 2 weeks with signs of straining and difficulty to defecate. Another signs included inflammatory signs on rectal wall, soiling with dirt and congested mucous membrane. The animal was treated under posterior epidural anesthesia using lignocaine hydrochloride 2%. The prolapsed mass was manually replaced and purse string suture was applied. Broad spectrum antibiotics and analgesics were administered postoperatively. Animal recovered uneventfully 8 post treatment days.

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KASHYAP, Deepak Kumar; DEWANGAN, Govina; GIRI, Devesh Kumar. Rectal prolapse in crossbred buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) calf. Buffalo Bulletin, [S.l.], v. 38, n. 1, p. 173-177, mar. 2019. ISSN 2539-5696. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 18 may 2021.
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