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Year : 2021, Volume : 22, Issue : 1
First page : ( 9) Last page : ( 10)
Print ISSN : 0972-1738. Online ISSN : 2249-8796.

Surgical management of oesophageal obstruction due to onion in a cow

Satpute Vikas1, Kamble M.2, Lakde Mahesh3,*

1Livestock Development Officer Veterinary DispensaryDepartment of Animal HusbandryTal. Kalwan, Dist. Nasik - 423501 (Maharashtra)

2Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery and Radiology, Nagpur Veterinary College, MAFSU, Nagpur

3Livestock Development Officer, Veterinary Dispensary, Tq. Hirapur, Dist. Georai, Beed

*Corresponding author. E-mail: lakde875@gmail.com

Online Published on 23 January, 2023.


A cow was presented with profuse salivation, in-appetence, swelling on neck region, dull, depressed and increasing abdominal size since last two days. On clinical examination, salivation, sunken eye, hard non-movable mass on neck region and bloat was observed. Based on history and clinical signs, the case was diagnosed as oesophageal obstruction. Taking all aseptic precautions under local infiltration, surgery was performed and onion was removed with uneventful recovery.



Choke, Oesophagus, Oesophagotomy, Onion, Rumenotomy.


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