Dicephalus derodymus thoraco-sternopagus tetrabrachius dipus dicaudatus fetal monster in a riverine buffalo: A case report

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Sushobhit Singh Athanas Alex Ngou Amarjeet Bisla Pradeep Chandra Abhishek Kumar Rajin - Mhosin Haris Lavanya Maharajan Hiba Yana Brijesh Kumar Neeraj Srivastava

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A graded buffalo in 3rd parity was presented with dystocia, relief attempted previously at field level. The visual examination revealed presence of two tails and two limbs of the fetus protruding from the birth canal. The gynaecological examination revealed that the fetus in posterior longitudinal presentation with some anatomical deformities. Since the impacted fetus could not be extracted out by traction, partial fetotomy was method of choice to relieve the condition. After a successful fetotomy procedure, a fetal monster with characteristic Dicephalus derodymus thoraco-sternopagus tetrabrachius dipus dicaudatus was extracted out per vaginum. This report presents the rare fetal monsterity in the buffalo.

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SINGH, Sushobhit et al. Dicephalus derodymus thoraco-sternopagus tetrabrachius dipus dicaudatus fetal monster in a riverine buffalo: A case report. Buffalo Bulletin, [S.l.], v. 39, n. 4, p. 525-530, dec. 2020. ISSN 2539-5696. Available at: <https://kuojs.lib.ku.ac.th/index.php/BufBu/article/view/2410>. Date accessed: 26 jan. 2021.
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