Uterine torsion in buffaloes - A complete review


  • Rishipal Yadav Department of Veterinary Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Lala Lajpat Rai University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Hisar, India
  • Pooja Yadav Department of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology, and Department of Veterinary Clinical Complex, Lala Lajpat Rai University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Hisar, India
  • Gyan Singh Department of Veterinary Clinical Complex, Lala Lajpat Rai University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Hisar, India




Bubalus bubalis, buffaloes, uterine, torsion, biochemical


Uterine torsion is a common obstetrical emergency in buffaloes. It is termed as the rotation of uterus around its longitudinal axis. The incidence of uterine torsion is very common in buffaloes in the advance stage of gestation. Parturition is the most important event in the lifetime of buffalo. Uterine torsion results in unsuccessful parturition which might be associated with the death of fetus in the late gestation. This review discusses about the definition, types, incidence, etiology, hematological changes, biochemical changes, treatment, and management of uterine torsion.


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Yadav, R., Yadav, P., & Singh, G. (2023). Uterine torsion in buffaloes - A complete review. Buffalo Bulletin, 42(4), 479–490. https://doi.org/10.56825/bufbu.2023.4244792



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