Lamness and its management in a sloth bear (Melursus ursinsu)

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Authors: Subhash Kachhawaha, Sharvan Singh and Hemant Joshi
Date: July-December 2012
From: Intas Polivet(Vol. 13, Issue 2)
Publisher: Intas Pharmaceuticals Limited
Document Type: Report
Length: 921 words

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Abstract :

A male sloth bear (Melursus ursinus) was reported suffering from chronic lameness along with swelling over first nail of right fore limb. On clinical examination, a over growth of nail puncturing the tissue was observed. The over grown nail was cut and granulation tissue was surgically debrided. Animal successfully recovered after one week. Keywords: Lameness; nail overgrowth; sloth bear

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Source Citation
Kachhawaha, Subhash, et al. "Lamness and its management in a sloth bear (Melursus ursinsu)." Intas Polivet, vol. 13, no. 2, July-Dec. 2012, pp. 228+. Accessed 24 May 2022.

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