Surgical reconstruction of teat fistula in a buffalo

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Bhagwantappa Ningadalli Jahangirbasha Doddamani Ramkumar Nagorao Rupner Rakesh Chinakarihalli Maheshwarappa Prashanth Venkataswamy Dilipkumar Desai Shivaprakash B.V.


A three-year-old buffalo was presented with a complaint that the left hind teat was hard and swollen since 15 days. On palpation the teat was edematous with a wound on the side of the teat, through which the milk leaked during milking. The condition was diagnosed as teat fistula. Reconstruction of the fistulous tract was performed under 2% Lignocaine HCl using ring block technique. The animal had an uneventful recovery.


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NINGADALLI, Bhagwantappa et al. Surgical reconstruction of teat fistula in a buffalo. Buffalo Bulletin, [S.l.], v. 40, n. 1, p. 167-171, mar. 2021. ISSN 2539-5696. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 26 oct. 2021.
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