First finding of patent urachus with omphalophlebitis and omphaloarteritis in Pakistani Neeli-Ravi buffalo calf and its successful surgical rectification: Case report

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Sayyed Aun Muhammad Abdul Shakoor Muhammad Younus Akhtar Rasool Asif Tariq Abbas Muhammad Arshad Aamanullah Khan M. Saleem Akhter

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Patent urachus is rare condition in buffalo calves. Only one case has been reported in India (Pandu et al., 2000). The present case represents the first case report of a buffalo female calf of Nili-Ravi breed of Pakistan. Physically the animal was attentive and nourishing on milk usually. There was dribbling of urine from the umbilical region. The dribbled urine from umbilicus was confirmed as urine by the laboratory tests. On the basis of laboratory and clinical assessment, it was confirmed as patent urachus and was subjected to surgical treatment. Urachus was approached with inflamed umbilical artery and veins at their bases and were dissected after ligation. The animal got uneventful recovery after 10 days of post-operative management.

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MUHAMMAD, Sayyed Aun et al. First finding of patent urachus with omphalophlebitis and omphaloarteritis in Pakistani Neeli-Ravi buffalo calf and its successful surgical rectification: Case report. Buffalo Bulletin, [S.l.], v. 36, n. 3, p. 569-571, sep. 2017. ISSN 2539-5696. Available at: <http://ibic.lib.ku.ac.th/bufbu/index.php/BufBu/article/view/659>. Date accessed: 19 oct. 2017.
Keywords
Buffaloes; Bubalus bubalis; Patent urachus; Calves; Umbilical; Anesthesia
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Case Report