Displacement of the abomasum to the left side and pyloric obstruction in a goat

Document Type: Scientific report

Authors

1 Department of Clinical Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran

2 Department of Clinical Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Shahrekord, Shahrekord, Iran

3 Azad Science and Research University, Fars Branch, Fars, Iran

Abstract

A 4-year-old female native goat with the history of inappetence and no defecation was referred to the Department of Clinical Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine of Shiraz, Shiraz, southern Iran. During exploratory laparotomy, pyloric obstruction and displacement of the abomasum to the left side was observed. Obstruction of pylorus was due to a ball-shaped phytobezoar. The goat was followed and had a good condition one month after the operation. It was concluded that the displacement of the abomasum to the left side has been occurred subsequent to the abomasal obstruction.

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