Congenital Phimosis in Scottish Fold Kitten
Keywords:Penile Diseases, Scottish Fold, Kitten
Phimosis is usually result from congenital anomaly, trauma, and prepuce or penis tumor. The present case explained the occurrence of congenital phimosis in a 3 month male Scottish Fold Kitten. The kitten was presented with the history of oliguria and urinary incontinence. In physical examination, preputial swellings without urine discharge were observed. Other Clinical parameters, biochemical and complete blood count results were normal. The surgical treatment as the solve method for correction the phimosis, was done under general anesthesia and the little full thickness skin fold was removed from apex of prepuce. The skin and mucosa were opposed together with a simple interrupted suture pattern. The patient was followed for 1 mouth, after surgery, and there was no recurrence or post operation complication. Phimosis is reported in many animal species, but the most affected animal are dogs. There are few reports about feline phimosis, but no congenital cases were reported in Scottish Fold breed.
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