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Title: A Clinical Report on Surgical Management of Accidentally Erosive Tongue of Cattle in Banshkhali Upazila, Chattogram
Authors: Mohammad Golam Azam, Mohammad Golam
Keywords: Erosion, Surgical intervention, Interrupted suture, Dominance
Issue Date: Apr-2021
Publisher: Chattogram Veterinary & Animal Sciences University
Abstract: The Tongue erosion of Cattle, an infrequent condition, usually characterized by extensive mucosal damage, deep cut with or without irregular ridges resulting in extreme health problems regarding to feed consumption. As usually, the condition results in economic loss as well as discouragement of farmer. Therefore the object of the study is to make a successful intervention to minimize the negative effect of an erosive tongue as far as possible. On 24th February, 2021, A Two year seven months old Cross-breed Cattle was subjected to brought under a surgical intervention due to extensive erosion of tongue. This severe condition was made by the external force of horn of another Cattle while they were fighting to show their hierarchical dominancy. Other than surgical management, medicinal treatments are useless. After performing anaesthesia with lignocaine hydrochloride injection BP 2%, the erosive portion was closed by Simple interrupted suture with the means of Catgut, an absorbable suture material. Antibiotic, Tolfenamic acid, Electrolytes, Vitamin preparation was prescribed. A 15-day follow up showed a significant improvement without any complication
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