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International Journal of Pure & Applied Bioscience (IJPAB)
Year : 2018, Volume : 6, Issue : 1
First page : (1379) Last page : (1382)
Article doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.18782/2320-7051.5146

A Rare Case of Coenurus Gaigeri Cysts in a Kid and Its Successful Management

Radha Krishna Rao J.1, Swathi Bora2*, Gopalakrishna M. V.3 and Srikanth K.4
1Assistant Professor & Head, 2,3,4,Assistant Professors,
Veterinary Clinical Complex, College of Veterinary Science, P. V. Narsimha Rao Telangana Veterinary University, Korutla, Jagitial Dist, Telangana, India-505326
*Corresponding Author E-mail: rkk.swathi@gmail.com
Received: 6.07.2017  |  Revised: 26.08.2017   |  Accepted: 1.09.2017  


A 3 month old non descript female kid was presented to Veterinary clinical complex, College of Veterinary Science , Korutla with history of swelling located posterior to supraorbital process and at left mandibular region. Physical examination revealed a large fluctuating fluid filled sac with distinct dimension. Exploratory puncture of the swelling at the posterior aspect of supraorbital process and left lateral aspect of the mandible revealed colourless transparent fluid confirming it as a cyst. On incision on the cyst a transparent sac like structure with rice grain like particles attached to the sac came out. Parasitological examination of the sac revealed it as a Coenurus gaigeri, the intermediate stage of T. multiceps gaigeri. The animal recovered completely by 15th postoperative day without any complications. This is being described in detail as under.

Key words: Coenurus gaigeri cyst, Kid

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Cite this article: Rao, J,R.K., Bora, S., Gopalakrishna M.V. and Srikanth, K., A Rare Case of Coenurus Gaigeri Cysts in a Kid and Its Successful Management, Int. J. Pure App. Biosci. 6(1): 1379-1382 (2018). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.18782/2320-7051.5146