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Surgical Repair of Atresia Ani et Recti by Cecostomy Operation in a Cross-bred Calf: A Case Report

Sabuj Rahman, Mahmudul Alam

Abstract: | Atresia ani with coli and recti has become a common problem of newborn calves. This clinical report is about the evaluation and survival after using of incisional cecostomy technique in a calf treated for intestinal atresia. A 2-day-old cross-bred bovine calf was brought to Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh having atresia coli with atresia ani et recti. Bypass surgery was performed using incisional cecostomy techniques. After 10 days post-surgical administration of antibiotics and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, a good prognosis in the calf was noticed. After 1 month, a mild skin problem occurred which was minimized simultaneously.
Keywords: cecostomy / calf / recti / Atresia ani / survival / Surgical / Bangladesh / incisional

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