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Research Article - Journal of Veterinary Medicine and Allied Science (2020) Volume 0, Issue 0

SURGICAL CORRECTION OF COMMINUTED FRACTURE IN GOLDEN JACKAL (CANIS AUREUS LINNEAUS 1758) BY INTRAMEDULLARY PINNING CERCLAGE WIRE, AND EXTERNAL COAPTATION

Golden jackals ( Canis aureus , Linneaus 1758) are one of the wide distributed carnivores in Iran. Bone fracture in wild animals did not classified and not studied before. A golden jackal referred to Veterinary teaching and research hospital, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Iran with the sign of lameness in the left forelimb, radiologic assay shows the comminuted fracture in humerus diaphysis. This report illustrates the surgical correction of humerus fracture in adult male jackal that corrected by intramedullary pinning and cerclage wire and external coaptation with fiberglass cast. because of retention time of intramedullary fixation beside all of the IM pinning in distal humerus, this method elected and the lucky jackal gets free after six weeks in the founded area.

Author(s): Reza Nikzad

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