4-Title: Pathomorphological alterations during obstructive urolithiasis in a buffalo calf (Bubalus bubalis)

Authors: Devesh Kumar Giri, DK Jolhe, RC Ghosh, DK Kashyap, PM Sonkusale and Poornima Gumasta

Source: Ruminant Science (2020)-9(1):21-23.


How to cite this manuscript: Giri Devesh Kumar, Jolhe DK, Ghosh RC, Kashyap DK, Sonkusale PM and Gumasta Poornima (2020). Pathomorphological alterations during obstructive urolithiasis in a buffalo calf (Bubalus bubalis). Ruminant Science 9(1):21-23.


Urinary stone formation is a common disease with an increasing incidence and prevalence worldwide. Male ruminants who are castrated and are fed paddy straw without mineral supplementation are predisposed for obstructive urolithiasis in due course. The present paper throws some light on association of Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus in causing emphysematous cystitis. It also deals with haematobiochemical changes like haemoconcentration, increased blood urea nitrogen, creatinine and pathomorphological alterations viz. hydrothorax, atelectasis of lung, haemorrhagic emphysematous cystitis having cobblestone appearance in obstructive urolithiasis leading to cystorrhexis in a buffalo calf.


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