Management of parotid salivary gland affections in bovines

26-Title: Management of parotid salivary gland affections in bovines

Authors: S Purohit, Vimlesh Kumar, Prabha Sharma, Raveendra RT, Chetan Sharma, Atul Yadav, Amit Negi, Gulshan Kumar and RP Pandey

Source: Ruminant Science (2019)-8(2):263-267.

How to cite this manuscript: Purohit S, Kumar Vimlesh, Sharma Prabha, Raveendra RT, Sharma Chetan, Yadav Atul, Negi Amit, Kumar Gulshan and Pandey RP (2019). Management of parotid salivary gland affections in bovines. Ruminant Science 8(2):263-267.



The present study was conducted on 24 clinical cases of parotid gland affections i.e. ectasia, sialocele, salivary fistula, parotiditis and tumour in cows (n=10) and buffaloes (n=14). Ectasia, sialocele and fistula were treated by ligation of Stenson’s duct and destruction of parotid salivary gland using counter-irritant. The cases of parotiditis and tumour were managed by medicinal/palliative treatment. Animals recovered eventless except for tumour cases.


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