Idiopathic urinary bladder rupture in two mares

Ronaldo Avella Lavado, Luis Claudio Lopes Correia Da Silva, Aline Magalhães Ambrósio, Paulo Ari Tietböhl Leiria, Carla Bargi Belli
2020 Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Research and Animal Science  
Urinary bladder rupture is rarely reported in adult horses and is usually associated with parturition, history of traumaor urethral obstruction. This paper reports two cases in mares free of these predisposing factors, diagnosed throughclinical manifestations, abdominal ultrasound and abdominocentesis, corrected by cystorrhaphy through laparotomy.While recovery was satisfactory in one case, the other case had complications in celiorraphy such as development ofincisional hernia, small colon
more » ... ration and intestinal adherences, opting by the euthanasia of the animal. These reportsare important because of the rarity with which they occur in adult mares. The different prognoses may be related to theseverity of each case, according to the location and extension of the wound, which directly or indirectly influence thetechnique and recovery of the animals.
doi:10.11606/issn.1678-4456.bjvras.2019.160441 fatcat:rtvwwz6fyjdmrjrfxuwjkdghym