A rare occurrence of twin mummification in Murrah buffalo: Case report

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Athidi Lokavya Brijesh Kumar Pradeep Kumar Eliezer Lyngdoh Kalpendra Kohli Hitesh - Ganeshan - Jisna - Arun - Mukthar Ahmed Bhat Harendra Kumar

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Twin mummified fetus is a rare phenomenon diagnosed in the buffalo presented to RVP, IVRI for pregnancy confirmation with the history of six-month gestation, free from any abdominal enlargement as per gestational age. Per rectal examination revealed tumor like hard mass while ultrasonographic picture disclosed hyperechoic fetal skeleton around hypoechoic or anechoic structures in uterus with the active CL on the right ovary. Erstwhile placentomes, foetal fluids and foetal heartbeat was absent. Cervical dilation was achieved through combination of drugs, hot fomentation and manual massage of cervix and fetuses were pulled out after 30 h of induction.

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LOKAVYA, Athidi et al. A rare occurrence of twin mummification in Murrah buffalo: Case report. Buffalo Bulletin, [S.l.], v. 41, n. 2, p. 311-317, june 2022. ISSN 2539-5696. Available at: <https://kuojs.lib.ku.ac.th/index.php/BufBu/article/view/4510>. Date accessed: 16 aug. 2022.
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