pISSN:1309 - 6958       eISSN:2146 - 1953
1992, Cilt 8, Sayı 2, Sayfa(lar) 077-079
An interesting case of polymelia (throracomelia and pelvomelia): Lamb with seven legs
Hüseyin Karadağ1, Yusuf Gül2, H. Hüseyin Dönmez3
1Doç. Dr., Yüzüncü Yıl Üniversitesi, Veteriner Fakültesi, Anatomi Bilim Dalı, Van-Türkiye
2Doç. Dr., Yüzüncü Yıl Üniversitesi, Veteriner Fakültesi, Patoloji Anabilim Dalı, Van-Türkiye
3Arş. Gör., Yüzüncü Yıl Üniversitesi, Veteriner Fakültesi, Histoloji-Embriyoloji Bilim Dalı, Van-Türkiye
Keywords: Polymelia, thoracomelia, pelvomelia, lamb
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In this article, a case of polymelia was examined wich observed in a Akkaraman lamb. The lamb had three extra congenital developed legs. One of the extra legs was joined to the presternal region and two of them to the pubic region. On the other hand, it was established that there was a third ren stucked on the cecum. In histobgical observation, it was seen that this ren consisted of two united rens.