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SURGICAL REPAIR OF ATRESIA ANI (IMPERFORATE ANUS)

SURGICAL REPAIR OF ATRESIA ANI (IMPERFORATE ANUS)
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SURGICAL REPAIR OF ATRESIA ANI (IMPERFORATE ANUS)

IN A MALE GOAT KID

Abdullahi Sheikh Mohamed

DVM, MSc, PhD

Lecturer of Veterinary Medicine and Therapeutics

IGAD Sheikh Technical Veterinary School (ISTVS)

Department of Public Health and Food Safety

A case of Atersia ani has been reported in one of ISTVS goat kid on 23 April 2018. Clinical examination has confirmed the case. The case has been intervened surgically. After aseptically prepared the normal anus position, lidocain 2% has been infiltrated and a circular excision performed on the skin, then the pelvic canal has been bluntly dissected and rectum exteriorized, then sutured with the perineal skin with simple interrupted sutures. The end of the rectum is cut and meconium evacuated.

The left photo shows the depressed kid before the intervention

 

The kid has been followed until complete healing for two weeks. The anal reconstruction was successful.

The left photo shows the kid alert with good behaviour 15 days after intervention.

Dr. Abdullahi was assisted by Year 3 class students

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