Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences (ISSN: 2582-3183)

Case Report Volume 5 Issue 2

Surgical Management of Dental Abscess in two New Zealand White Rabbits- A Case Report

Mamta Mishra, Manish Arya, Merlin Mamachan, Istha Agnihotri and Swapan Kumar Maiti

Department of Division of Veterinary Surgery, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, India

*Corresponding Author: Swapan Kumar Maiti, Department of Division of Veterinary Surgery, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, India.

Received: December 13, 2022; Published: January 10, 2023

Abstract

Dental abscesses are common in rabbits and unlike in other small animals, abscesses in rabbits are filled with thick, caseous or dried-out pus, surrounded by a capsule of scar tissue that is difficult to drain. Odontogenic abscesses frequently include the bones, making them extremely difficult to treat and necessitating surgery as well as continuous medical attention. In the current case, dental abscesses in two rabbits were successfully surgically treated. Staphylococcal infection was revealed by bacterial culture of pus samples collected from the abscess. Results of tests for antibiotic sensitivity indicated greater sensitivity to Penicillin, Cephalexin, and Enrofloxacin. Amoxicillin-based antibiotic therapy and meloxicam based anti-inflammatory therapy were administered after surgical debridement and wound packing with antiseptic-impregnated gauze of the abscess cavity until full recovery. After two weeks, both rabbits were made a full recovery without any further issues.

Keywords: Abscess; Bacterial; Dental; Debridement; Odontogenic Staphylococcal

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Citation

Citation: Swapan Kumar Maiti., et al. “Surgical Management of Dental Abscess in two New Zealand White Rabbits- A Case Report".Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences 5.2 (2023): 24-27.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2023 Swapan Kumar Maiti., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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