TAILIEUCHUNG - Ectopia cordis in a Nellore Jodipi lamb - A case report

This case study was aimed to report the Ectopia cordis in a lamb. A Nellore Jodipi male lamb was presented at the Veterinary Hospital. Clinical examination revealed tachypnea, tachycardia and the presence of an ectopic heart located in the pectoral region. Surgery was performed but the lamb died. Postmortem revealed an opening in the sternum with the presence of a fibrous pericardium attached by ligaments. | Case Study https Ectopia Cordis in a Nellore Jodipi Lamb - A Case Report . Parthasarathi1 Kaushlendra Singh1 Aquil Mohmad1 Nisha Bisht1 Shobha Yadav1 Suresh kumar2 and Ajay Munigadapa3 1ICAR-TVRI-Bareilly India 2ICAR-NDRI-Karnal India 3Laxmanchanda Adilabaddistrict Telangana India Corresponding author ABSTRACT Keywords Ectopia Cordis Nellore Jodipi Lamb Article Info Accepted 15 March 2019 Available Online 10 April 2019 This case study was aimed to report the Ectopia cordis in a lamb. A Nellore Jodipi male lamb was presented at the Veterinary Hospital. Clinical examination revealed tachypnea tachycardia and the presence of an ectopic heart located in the pectoral region. Surgery was performed but the lamb died. Postmortem revealed an opening in the sternum with the presence of a fibrous pericardium attached by ligaments Introduction Ectopia Cordis is a congenital malformation wherein heart is abnormally located either partially or completely outside the thoracic cage in the ventral cervical in sternal pectoral or in abdominal regions Bowen and Adrian 1962 Herzog and Wiedeking 1970 with the highest incidence 82 in cervical region Hiraga and Abe 1986 . Failure of proper maturation of mid line mesoderm and alteration in tissue differentiation in embryonic disc leads to development of Ectopia Cordis Roberts 1971 . Congenital cardiac anomalies occur in all species including the human Reppas et al. 1996 Dadich 2000 Upadhye and Dhoot 2001 Kabbani et al. 2002 Hamali and Ashrafihelan 2010 . Some cases with cardiac abnormality may survive to maturity while others may develop heart failure when subjected to physical stress. The present report describes a case of Ectopia Cordis in a Nellore Jodipi Lamb. A Nellore Jodipi male Lamb was presented to Veterinary hospital Laxmanchanda village Nirmal Adilabad district Telangana. The lamb showed bulging around post-xiphoidregion with signs of an early exertion. Physical examination revealed