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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 8, Issue 1 (2019)

Management of large subcutaneous abscess in a dairy cow

Author(s):

N Hassan, JD Parrah, H Hamadani, AA Ganie, RA Dar and KA Dar

Abstract:
This case report describes successful management of the abscess in lower hind limb in a 5-year-old dairy cow. Clinical examination revealed weight-bearing lameness of the affected limb with swelling and pain on palpation. Large pus filled mass hot and soft in consistency with inflammatory signs was diagnosed. Animal was successfully treated by regular drainage of pus along with daily antiseptic dressing of povidone iodine and parenteral administration of antibiotics (tetracycline for 4 days, then ceftriaxone for 8 days). The cow successfully recovered after two weeks without any other complications.

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How to cite this article:
N Hassan, JD Parrah, H Hamadani, AA Ganie, RA Dar and KA Dar. Management of large subcutaneous abscess in a dairy cow. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2019;8(1):1652-1653.

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