A Rare Case of Umbilical Hernia in a Chinchilla Rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus): Its Surgical Management

Authors

  • Warson Shongsir Monsang
  • Mridu Pavan Baishya
  • Mritunjay Kumar
  • Joyabrata Roy
  • Saumen Kanti Pal

Keywords:

Chinchilla; Hernia; Herniorrhaphy; Umbilical; Rabbit

Abstract

A case of umbilical hernia in a 4 months old Soviet Chinchilla rabbit was presented in the Department of Teaching Veterinary Clinical Complex, R.K.Nagar, Tripura, with a complaint of non-painful, reducible swelling observed since 5 days around the umbilical region. Appetite of animal was normal and all the clinical parameters were within the normal physiological limits. Palpation revealed presence of hernial ring and its contents which confirmed umbilical hernia. Surgical reduction was done under xylazine-ketamine anaesthesia and the animal made an uneventful recovery.

Published

2014-07-01

How to Cite

Monsang, W. S., Baishya, M. P., Kumar, M., Roy, J., & Kanti Pal, S. (2014). A Rare Case of Umbilical Hernia in a Chinchilla Rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus): Its Surgical Management. Journal of Advanced Veterinary Research, 4(3), 149-151. Retrieved from https://advetresearch.com/index.php/AVR/article/view/90

Issue

Section

Case Report

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