Uterine intussusception in a Yorkshire terrier bitch

S.T.L. Pinto Filho D.S. Carus F. Dalmolin B.L. Anjos T. Segatto A. Krabbe M.T. Oliveira N.L. Pippi M.V. Brun About the authors

Uterine intussusception has rarely been described in small animals. In this report we describe a case of uterine intussusception in a female Yorkshire terrier immediately postpartum, diagnosed by exploratory laparotomy and anatomopathologic evaluation. Ovariosalpingohisterectomy (OSH) was performed as definitive treatment. It is concluded that the intussusception of the uterus may occur spontaneously in dogs immediately postpartum.

dog; surgery; uterine inversion; parturition


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