A rare case of recurrent cystic Gartner’s duct in a crossbred heifer and its successful management

Document Type : Scientific report


1 Farm Science Centre, Assam Agricultural University, Dibrugarh, Assam, India

2 Department of Teaching Veterinary Clinical Complex, Faculty of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir (SKUAST-K), Jammu and Kashmir, India

3 Department of Animal Reproduction, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Faculty of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry (SKUAST-K), Shuhama-Alusteng, Srinagar Jammu and Kashmir, India


Description of a rare recurrent Gartner’s duct cyst associated with yeast infection in a crossbred heifer is
reported. The recurrence was caused by uncontrolled yeast infection that showed in vitro sensitivity to
oxytetracycline. Administration of local clotrimazole and systemic oxytetracycline as per recommended
therapeutic dose regime resulted in complete recovery.