Acta Scientific Agriculture (ASAG)(ISSN: 2581-365X)

Case Report Volume 5 Issue 6

A Case of Traumatic Reticulopericarditis in a 6-Year-Old Sanga Cow

Biswell Salimu*

Department of Clinical Studies, School of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Zambia, Namibia

*Corresponding Author: Biswell Salimu, Department of Clinical Studies, School of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Zambia, Namibia.

Received: March 21, 2023; Published: May 06, 2023

Abstract

The current report describes a typical case of traumatic reticulopericarditis (TRP) in a six (6)-year-old Sanga breed cow that was presented to Ondangwa state veterinary clinic with a history of extended neck, loss of weight, lagging behind and reluctance to stand. On physical examination the cow was observed to have a swollen brisket, abducted forelimbs, an arched back and tachycardia with a characteristic muffled heart sound, a hyperkinetic pulse rate and tachypnea. Based on the history, physical examination and diagnostic tests (such as wither’s test, pole’s test, slope test and sharp turn test) a tentative diagnosis of traumatic reticulopericarditis was made. This was the basis for a poor diagnosis. Due to the poor prognosis, the cow was recommended for slaughter. Unfortunately, it died before slaughter a day after presentation. An on farm postmortem was conducted which confirmed the diagnosis as TRP due to a sharp wire that perforated the pericardium from the reticulum.

Keywords: Cow; Slaughter; Postmortem; Foreign Body; Traumatic Reticulopericarditis

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Citation

Citation: Biswell Salimu. “A Case of Traumatic Reticulopericarditis in a 6-Year-Old Sanga Cow" Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences 5.6 (2023): 12-18.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2023 Biswell Salimu. 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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