International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Zoology | India | Volume 4 Issue 5, May 2015


Sonographic Diagnosis of Ectopic Testis and It's Surgical Management in a Dog ? A Case Report

Narasimha Murthy [11] | Sunita Behera [3] | Shwetha.K.S [2] | Krishnaswamy.A


Abstract: Cryptorchidism is a common hereditary defect in dogs due to testicular malposition of one or both the testis. A two year and six months old pug was presented to the clinics of Department of Veterinary Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Veterinary College, Bengaluru with a complaint of swelling in the ventral abdomen region, lateral to penis. On physical examination and ultrasonography the condition was diagnosed to be ectopic testis or unilateral cryptorchidism. Bilateral orchiectomy was performed under xylazine hydrochloride sedation and 2 % lignocaine hydrochloride anaesthesia by local infiltration. The ectopic testis was found to be morphological normal with inflamed pampiniform complex and fluid accumulation in the testicular capsule. After surgery the animal recovered uneventfully.


Keywords: Ectopic testis, dog, ultrasonography, lignocaine


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 5, May 2015,


Pages: 213 - 214


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