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INTAS POLIVET
Year : 2018, Volume : 19, Issue : 1
First page : ( 135) Last page : ( 136)
Print ISSN : 0972-1738. Online ISSN : 2249-8796.

Surgical retrieval of a migrated sewing needle from thoracic cavity of a dog

Sangwan Vandana1,*, Duggal Priyanka2, Kumar Ashwani3

1Assistant Professor Department of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology, College of Veterinary Science Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), Ludhiana-141004 (Punjab)

2Post Graduate Scholar Department of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology, College of Veterinary Science Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), Ludhiana-141004 (Punjab)

3Associate Professor Department of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology, College of Veterinary Science Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), Ludhiana-141004 (Punjab)

*Corresponding author. E-mail: drvandanasangwan@rediffmail.com

Online published on 5 November, 2018.

Abstract

The report describes surgical removal of sewing needle from left thoracic cavity of a dog under general anaesthesia. The dog had history of transcutaneous penetration of sewing needle while sitting, which within hours migrated to the thoracic cavity.

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Keywords

Canine, metallic, foreign body, penetrating.

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