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Hérnia inguinal com encarceramento esplênico em cão macho / Inguinal hernia with splenic incarceration in a male dog

Vasconcelos, Bárbara Michelle Araújo; Freitas, Dilma Mendes de; Moreira, Priscila de Paula; Jorge, Ana Luiza Teixeira Amado; Maria, Bruna Piva; Benato, Tarcísio Ângelo; Rosado, Isabel Rodrigues; Alves, Endrigo Gabellini Leonel.
Acta sci. vet. (Online); 48(suppl.1): Pub. 510, 13 jun. 2020. ilus
Artigo em Português | VETINDEX | ID: vti-33395


Background: Hernias are changes with the displacement of organs from their normal anatomical location to a newly formedcavity, which can cause pain and dysfunction of the affected organ. The diagnosis can be obtained by palpation or by ultrasound.The treatment of choice is surgical and vision to promote the return of the organ to its normal anatomical position and theclosure of the hernial ring. When affixing the edges of the hernial ring is not possible, alternative techniques such as the useof biological or synthetic membranes should be sought. The aim of the present study is to report an atypical case of inguinalhernia with splenic incarceration, in which splenectomy and herniorrhaphy with a bovine phrenic center were performed.Case: An 8-year-old large mestizo male dog was referred to the Veterinary Hospital of Uberaba complaining of the appearance of a mass in the inguinal region that increased significantly in the last 15 days. On physical examination, there was anincrease in volume in the left inguinal region, irreducible and great pain sensitivity in the region. The hemogram showednormochromic normocytic anemia, hyperproteinemia and thrombocytopenia. No changes were observed in the biochemicalanalyzes. Urinalysis revealed the presence of protein and traces of occult blood. Ultrasound showed an enlarged spleen insidethe hernial sac, closing the diagnosis of inguinal hernia. The animal underwent a herniorrhaphy procedure associated with theuse of a biological membrane from a bovine phrenic center and splenectomy. In addition, contralateral inguinal hernia wasobserved. The animal remained hospitalized and under observation for three days. On return, after five days, the guardian..(AU)
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