Indian Journal of Animal Research

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Indian Journal of Animal Research, volume 54 issue 6 (june 2020) : 790-793

Ultrasonographic and pathological findings of grade III cervico vaginal prolapse in a pregnant buffalo

Ankit Kumar Ahuja, Sumit Singhal, Randhir Singh, Siddhartha Deshmukh
1Department of Veterinary Gynaecology and Obstetrics, College of Veterinary Science, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana-141 004, Punjab, India.
Cite article:- Ahuja Kumar Ankit, Singhal Sumit, Singh Randhir, Deshmukh Siddhartha (2019). Ultrasonographic and pathological findings of grade III cervico vaginal prolapse in a pregnant buffalo. Indian Journal of Animal Research. 54(6): 790-793. doi: 10.18805/ijar.B-3802.
The present study records ultrasonographic (USG) and pathological findings of grade III cervico vaginal prolapse in a buffalo. There was a rare involvement of urinary bladder and intestines in the prolapsed mass. Urinary bladder appeared as anechoic region surrounded by hyperechoic circumferential, whereas intestines appeared as brief hypoechoic area in USG. Intriguingly, the histopathological investigation correspondingly showed marked discontinuation of uterine musculature especially of inner circular layer of tunica muscularis. Hyaline degeneration characterized by swollen and eosinophilic fibres and early necrobiotic changes characterized by few mononuclear cells infilteration. 
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