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Gastrointestinal obstruction caused by a radiolucent foreign body in a green iguana (Iguana Iguana)


Büker, M; Foldenauer, Ulrike; Simova-Curd, Stefka; Martig, S; Hatt, Jean-Michel (2010). Gastrointestinal obstruction caused by a radiolucent foreign body in a green iguana (Iguana Iguana). Canadian Veterinary Journal, 51(5):511-514.

Abstract

This report describes an intestinal obstruction in a green iguana (Iguana iguana). The patient was presented with vomiting and subtle signs of abdominal pain. Radiographs and ultrasound imaging did not reveal any abnormalities. A coeliotomy was performed and a 30-cm piece of absorbent cotton was removed surgically from the large intestine.

Abstract

This report describes an intestinal obstruction in a green iguana (Iguana iguana). The patient was presented with vomiting and subtle signs of abdominal pain. Radiographs and ultrasound imaging did not reveal any abnormalities. A coeliotomy was performed and a 30-cm piece of absorbent cotton was removed surgically from the large intestine.

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Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:05 Vetsuisse Faculty > Veterinary Clinic > Department of Small Animals
Dewey Decimal Classification:570 Life sciences; biology
630 Agriculture
Language:English
Date:2010
Deposited On:11 May 2010 07:18
Last Modified:07 Dec 2017 02:31
Publisher:Canadian Veterinary Medical Association
ISSN:0008-5286
Related URLs:http://canadianveterinarians.net (Publisher)
PubMed ID:20676294

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