Prevalence of skin and subcutaneous neoplasm in bovines at various districts of Chhattisgarh, India


  • Deepak Kumar Kashyap Dau Shri Vashdev Chandrakar Kamdhenu Vishawavidyalaya, Chhattisgarh, India
  • Shailendra Kumar Tiwari Dau Shri Vashdev Chandrakar Kamdhenu Vishawavidyalaya, Chhattisgarh, India



Bubalus babalis, buffaloes, prevalence, skin, subcutaneous, neoplasm, cattle


The present study was undertaken to evaluate the prevalence of skin and subcutaneous tumours in bovines. Thirty cases of skin and subcutaneous tumours were studied and examined at the time of presentation and their age, sex, breed, species, clinical observation for the body condition, location, colour of tumour mass, consistency, weight, shape, peduncultion, presence of bleeding were recorded. Most of the animals were middle aged, ranging from 4 to 8 years. Breed wise prevalence was more in crossbred cattle than other breeds. Sex wise higher incidence in male than females. The eye, neck, and limb region (13.34%) were most common tumours. The red and black colour of masses accounted for 10 (33.33%) and weight ranges from 80 to 120 gms affected with skin and subcutaneous tumours were twelve (40%) whereas bleeding and infection found in eleven (36.66%) and eight (26.66%) respectively. On clinical examination, animals with healthy condition (73.34%), tumours with non-pedunculated (broad based) (73.34%). The hard consistency (46.66%) cases along with round shape of tumour mass were found in thirteen (43.34%) cases which contributed maximum number of skin and subcutaneous tumours.


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Round shaped neoplastic growth on abdominal wall




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Kashyap, D. K., & Tiwari, S. K. (2024). Prevalence of skin and subcutaneous neoplasm in bovines at various districts of Chhattisgarh, India. Buffalo Bulletin, 43(1), 15–35.



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