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ABSTRACT OF THE WEEK

The Veterinary Clinics of North America. Equine practice
Volume 37 | Issue 2 (August 2021)

Managing Reproduction Emergencies in the Field: Part 1: Injuries in Stallions; Injury of the External Portion of the Reproductive Tract and Gestational Conditions in the Mare.

Vet Clin North Am Equine Pract. August 2021;37(2):339-366.
Kim A Sprayberry1, Kristina G Lu2
1 Department of Animal Sciences, Cal Poly University San Luis Obispo, Cal Poly University, 1 Grand Avenue, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407, USA. Electronic address: kspraybe@calpoly.edu.; 2 Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, 4250 Iron Works Pike, Lexington, KY 40511, USA.
Copyright © 2021 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

Abstract

Selected emergency conditions of male and female reproductive tracts in horses are described, including injuries affecting the external genitalia of male horses and emergent conditions arising during gestation in mares. Conditions affecting male horses are discussed in the context of breeding stallions, but kicks or other mechanisms of trauma in the groin can also affect geldings. Priapism, paraphimosis, trauma to the scrotum and testicles, and penile injury are discussed. In mares, traumatic vestibular injury, placentitis, hydropsic conditions, prepubic tendon and abdominal wall compromise, and uterine torsion are included. Clinical recognition of the problem, diagnostic procedures, and treatments are summarized.

Keywords
Paraphimosis; Penile injury; Placentitis; Priapism; Testicular injury; Trauma; Uterine torsion; Vaginal;

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