Case report: diagnosis and treatment of maxillary sinusitis in an Aberdeen Angus cow

Authors

  • James Patrick Crilly MA VetMB MRCVS,

    1. Farm Animal Practice, Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, Easter Bush, Roslin, Midlothian
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  • Andy Hopker BVM&S MRCVS

    1. Farm Animal Practice, Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, Easter Bush, Roslin, Midlothian
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Abstract

An Aberdeen Angus cow presented to the R(D)SVS with a history of ill thrift and unilateral nasal discharge. Radiographic examination revealed a fluid line in the right maxillary sinus. A diagnosis of maxillary sinusitis was made. After failure to respond to antibiotic therapy the sinusitis was treated by trephination and lavage by an in-dwelling catheter.

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