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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(6): 1500-1503
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.906.184


Retrieval of a Fish Hook from an Indian Flap Shell Turtle
Beenish Qureshi, Jasmeet Khosa*, Deepti Sharma and Kirandeep Kour Gill
Department of Veterinary Surgery & Radiology, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

An adult-sized flapshell turtle was presented for examination as a fish hook was seen protruding from its oral cavity. To determine the position of this foreign body radiograph was taken to reveal the fish hook lodged in the turtle’s oral cavity. Surgical removal of the fish hook was carried out and the turtle recovered in few days without any complications.


Keywords: Turtle, Fish hook, Radiography
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Beenish Qureshi, Jasmeet Khosa, Deepti Sharma and Kirandeep Kour Gill. 2020. Retrieval of a Fish Hook from an Indian Flap Shell Turtle.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(6): 1500-1503. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.906.184