Inguinal herniation of the large colon in a cob gelding four weeks after castration

Ivens, P. A. S.; Piercy, R. J.; Eliashar, E.
September 2009
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;9/26/2009, Vol. 165 Issue 13, p380
Academic Journal
The article presents a study on inguinal herniation of the large colon in a cob, which reportedly geld four weeks following castration. Herniation is said to be uncommon complication of castration and reportedly occur up to 12 days following castration. It is noted that through the use of postmortem examination, 10 cm of the pelvic flexure is seen to have been hermiated through a dilated left anguinal canal.


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