SURGICAL INTERVENTION OF HYPOSPADIAS ASSOCIATED WITH URETHRAL DIVERTICULUM IN A MALE GOAT KID: A CASE REPORT
Abdul Qayyum * , Riaz Hussain , Farah Ali and Muhammad Taslim Ghori
University College of Veterinary and Animal Science,
The Islamia University of Bahawalpur-63100, Pakistan
A four-month-old male goat kid weighing about 18kg was brought to the Surgery Section, University College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan with a complaint of oliguria, dysuria and stranguria accompanied by urethral pouch swelling. The owner noticed that kid was vocalizing and straining on urination. Physical examination revealed formation of a penile urethral diverticulum. On diverticulum palpation subcutaneous leakage was noticed from fluctuating pocket. Incision on the skin of diverticulum revealed penile hypospadias condition. Permanent type of urethrostomy and urethral diverticulectomy was carried out. Simple interrupted sutures were applied to approximate the urethral layer with the skin using Mersilk (2-0). Urethrostomy site was healed without any post operative complication and goat kid was reported urinating properly.
Keywords: Goat kid, Urethral diverticulum, Hypospadias, Urethrostomy