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Online Journal of Veterinary Research

(Including Medical and Laboratory Research)

Established 1994
ISSN 1328-925X


Volume 27 (9): 520-522, 2023

Management of degloving wound in macaque (Macaca radiata).

L Sivasudharsan MVSc, S Parthiban MVSc, B Karthikeyan MVSc, P Pothiappan MVSc, V Vaikunta Rao PhD.


Teaching Veterinary Clinical service complex, College of Veterinary Science, Tirupati, India.




Sivasudharsan L, Parthiban S, Karthikeyan B, Pothiappan P, Rao V., Management of degloving wound in macaque (Macaca radiata), Onl J Vet Res., 27 (9): 520-522, 2023. Rotational forces applied to the skin and supporting tissues frequently result in a low velocity avulsion injury referred to as a degloving injury. Degloving injuries like shearing wounds are serious because the skin barrier is gone and there is damage to soft tissues and blood supply. The present case describes the case history, clinical findings, diagnosis and management of Degloving wound in a Seven months old male monkey (Macaca radiate).


Key Words: Degloving injury, monkey, case.