MANAGEMENT OF ATYPICAL MANDIBULAR FRACTURES BY CERCLAGE AND STANDARD INTERDENTAL WIRING TECHNIQUE IN THE DROMEDARY CAMEL (A REPORT OF FOUR CASES)
Journal Year: 2012
Journal Month: December
Published On: 03-09-2018 19:11:00
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M.I. Siddiqui1, S. Anwar2 and M.N. Telfah1
1Surgery Section, Central Veterinary Hospital, Al-Wathba, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
2Surgery Section, Central Veterinary Hospital, Al-Qattara, Al-Ain, United Arab Emirates

ABSTRACT

Four cases of atypical mandibular fractures in the dromedary camel were treated by Cerclage and standard interdental wiring technique. All the animals had an uneventful recovery except development of submandibular abscess in one animal. No slipping or loosening of the fixation wires was noted in any case and all the fractures healed at variable time intervals ranging from 2.5 to 3 months period.
Key words: Atypical mandibular fracture, cerclage wiring, interdental wiring


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