Recurrence of reticulo-diaphragmatic hernia in a pregnant Murrah buffalo
Keywords:Bubalus bubalis, Buffalo, buffaloes, Recurrence, recurrence, diaphragmatic hernia
This short communication describes the recurrence of diaphragmatic hernia in a pregnant water buffalo. The buffalo had been operated for correction of diaphragmatic hernia about 15 months back. The recurrence was attributed to weakening of diaphragm due to foreign body syndrome which got aggravated by increased intra-abdominal pressure due to pregnancy.