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Postovulatory egg retention, also known as egg binding (dystocia), is one of the most common reproductive disorders of captive female lizards. The causes of dystocia may have an obstructive or non-obstructive aetiology, resulting in difficulties or complete inability to lay eggs (oviposition)....

Author(s)
Efendić, M.; Samardžija, M.; Babić, N. P.; Bačić, G.; Karadjole, T.; Lojkić, M.; Capak, H.; Pećin, M.; Maćešić, N.
Publisher
Verlag M. & H, Schaper Gmbh, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Kleintierpraxis, 2017, 62, 12, pp 754...762
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A 2-year-old bearded dragon (Pogona vitticeps), was admitted to the Clinic due to interrupted oviposition. The lizard had laid 1 egg with an insufficiently calcified eggshell 4 days before admission. The lizard was lethargic, without appetite and had been digging the substrate inside the terrarium. ...

Author(s)
Efendić, M.; Samardžija, M.; Capak, H.; Bačić, G.; Žaja, I. Ž.; Magaš, V.; Maćešić, N.
Publisher
Veterinarski Fakultet Sveučilišta u Zagrebu (Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zagreb), Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Veterinarski Arhiv, 2019, 89, 1, pp 133-142
Abstract

A female tortoise was presented in PETS CINIC & Emergency Center, due to anorexia and failure to lay eggs. The tortoise was diagnosed for dystocia and was treated with oxytocin. The tortoise laid 4 eggs without any abnormality.

Author(s)
Joshi, M. M.; Darji, P. P.
Publisher
Indian Veterinary Association, Chennai, India
Citation
Indian Veterinary Journal, 2017, 94, 7, pp 60-61
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A three-year-old adult female albino gravid Python bivittatus was presented with a complaint of egg retention. It laid one slug egg 48 hours earlier and no oviposition noticed after. The python was very restless and was moving a lot in the enclosure. Physical examination and palpation showed a...

Author(s)
Govendan, P. N.; Kurniawan, L. K. L.; Raharjo, S.
Publisher
Fakultas Kedokteran Hewan, Universitas Udayana, Denpasar, Indonesia
Citation
Indonesia Medicus Veterinus, 2019, 8, 3, pp 283-288
Abstract

Nonobstructive egg retention is quite common in captive-bred turtles and may result from several different factors, including poor husbandry and poor physical condition. Oxytocin, 1 to 40 IU/kg, can be used to stimulate oviductal contraction and induce egg deposition. The purpose of this study was...

Author(s)
Ianni, F. di; Parmigiani, E.; Pelizzone, I.; Bresciani, C.; Gnudi, G.; Volta, A.; Manfredi, S.; Bigliardi, E.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 2014, 23, 1, pp 79-84
Abstract

Computed tomography (CT)-guided percarapacial ovocentesis in an Eastern box turtle (Terrapene carolina) was performed after medical management failed to resolve dystocia related to an irregular, oversized egg (38×30×35 mm). A 2.38-mm Steinmann pin was drilled through the carapace at the dorsal...

Author(s)
Adkesson, M. J.
Publisher
American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, Pomona, USA
Citation
Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 2018, 49, 4, pp 1007-1011
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Abou-Zahr, T.; Carrasco, D. C.; Stokes, D.
Publisher
British Veterinary Zoological Society, London, UK
Citation
British Veterinary Zoological Society: Proceedings of the BVZS Conference 2017, 13-15 October, 2017, Zoological Society of London, London Zoo, Regent's Park, London, UK, 2017, pp 93
Abstract

A 40-year-old female Mediterranean tortoise (Taestudo graeca) was presented for anorexia and ataxia each summer from 2009 to 2014. X-ray and ultrasound evaluation showed the presence of multiple eggs with poorly calcified shells each year. During this period, surgery or endoscopy or medical...

Author(s)
Iannaccone, M.; Ulivi, V.; Campolo, M.
Publisher
Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Proceedings of the Zoo and Wildlife Health Conference 2017, Berlin, Germany, May 24th-27th, 2017, 2017, pp 113-116
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Author(s)
Whitehead, M. L.; Reid, S. A.
Publisher
British Veterinary Zoological Society, Birmingham, UK
Citation
British Veterinary Zoological Society: Proceedings of BVZS Conference 2018, 9-11 November, 2018, Birmingham, UK, 2018, pp 72
Abstract

Egg binding is a frequent problem of captive reptiles, which is an analogous process with mammals' dystocia. Pathophysiology includes several causes, but most important are the environmental (low humidity and temperature, inappropriate substrate), nutritional (hypocalcemia, hypoglykemia) and...

Author(s)
Papp, G. V.; Liptovszky, M.; Fazekas, N.
Publisher
BetűVet, Budapest, Hungary
Citation
KisállatPraxis, 2011, 12, 5, pp 226-230

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