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Mon Jan 26, 2015 11:06 AM CST

Question: I have a cow with a swelling as big as a basketball in her flank, below her last rib. There is an old cut or scrape over the area. The swelling is soft and feels like it's full of fluid. What do I need to do?

Answer: My first reaction is this is probably a hematoma or a seroma. A hematoma is an accumulation of blood under the skin; a seroma is an accumulation of the fluid portion of the blood under the skin. A seroma often develops as a ...

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