2006, Cilt 22, Sayı 3-4, Sayfa(lar) 103-108
The Severe Abdominal Effusion in a Camel
Yılmaz Koç1, Fahrettin Alkan1, Alparslan Coşkun2
1Selçuk Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi, Cerrahi Anabilim Dalı, KONYA
2Selçuk Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi, İç Hastalıkları Anabilim Dalı, KONYA
Keywords: Camel, Abdominal effusion, Peritonitis
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In this case report was presented a 15 years old male dromedary camel with severe abdominal effusion. The exploratory laparotomy was performed through the left paralumbar lossae. The copious abdominal fluid at se-rosanguineous appearance with moderate inflammation was drained from abdominal cavity. The approximately 250300 liters fluid and 5.5-6 kg necrotic free fibrin masses were removed from abdominal cavity. An underlying gross lesion was not identified during abdominal exploratory surgery. The camel died 15 days after surgery.