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Inguinal Herniation of the Ascending Colon in a 6-month-old Standardbred Colt

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To report inguinal herniation of the ascending colon in a Standardbred colt. Study Design

Case report. Animals

A 6-month-old Standardbred colt. Methods

The colt underwent surgical exploration of the hernia with large colon resection and anastomosis. Results

A successful large colon resection and anastomosis was completed, however, the colt was euthanatized at the end of surgery upon owner request. Conclusions and Clinical Relevance

Although uncommon, indirect inguinal herniation of the ascending colon can occur in young horses.

Document Type: Research Article


Affiliations: Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada

Publication date: 2009-12-01

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