Hypospadias in Buffalo (Bubalus Bubalis) Mediterranean Breed - Case Report

Rodrigo Volpato, Michelle S. Araujo, Stephane C.O.R. Vexenate, Eunice Oba

Abstract


Hypospadias is a rare congenital condition characterized by abnormal development of the penile urethra, penis, scrotum and prepuce. The etiopathogenesis is still not fully elucidated, but it is based on a deficiency of testosterone during the critical stage of morphogenesis. At UNESP’s experimental farm was born a Mediterranean breed buffalo calf with congenital abnormalities in the reproductive system, being diagnosed with hypospadias

 


Keywords


Buffalo, pathology, reproductive system, male, hypospadias

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ISSN: 1927-520X