Neonatal distended abdomen

  • Sarah M. Depenbrock UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine
Keywords: bloat, calf


The case of the neonatal distended abdomen is often referred to as “bloat”. Despite the common name, there are many different possible underlying etiologies for a distended abdomen in calves. This session discusses differential diagnoses, clinical reasoning, and diagnostic tools for investigation of common causes of bloat in calves.

Author Biography

Sarah M. Depenbrock, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine

Assistant Professor of Livestock Medicine

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