43-Title: Propaedeutics of traumatic pericarditis in buffaloes

43-Title: Propaedeutics of traumatic pericarditis in buffaloes

Authors: Satya Vrat Singh, Jitendra Pratap Singh, Rakesh Kumar Gupta, Debasish Niyogi, Sonu Jaiswal, Ramakant, Dinesh Kumar Yadav and SK Maurya

Source: Ruminant Science (2021)-10(1):215-218.

How to cite this manuscript: Singh Satya Vrat, Singh Jitendra Pratap, Gupta Rakesh Kumar, Niyogi Debasish, Jaiswal Sonu, Ramakant, Yadav Dinesh Kumar and Maurya SK (2021). Propaedeutics of traumatic pericarditis in buffaloes. Ruminant Science 10(1):215-218.


The present study encompasses propaedeutics of traumatic pericarditis in 18 buffaloes presented as a guide to early diagnosis. The clinical findings recorded were chronic anorexia, prolonged standing with reluctance to sit or move, brisket oedema and abnormal faeces. The blood picture revealed the presence of band cell, leukocytosis and neutrophilia. Elevated AST was also noted in serology. After postmortem examination, traumatic pericarditis was categorized as fibrinous pericarditis, suppurative pericarditis and vegetative endocarditis.


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