Water seed is a possible complication of castration. What is this?
A hydrocele or vaginocele which forms after castration, possibly months to years after, which is more common after an open castration
A fluid-filled painless swelling
How is scirrhous cord formation treated?
What does it mean for a horse to be 'Proud cut'?
He is exhibiting continued masculine behavior after castration
Due to retention of epididymal tissue
What do you do if you incise the corpus cavernosum penis during castration?
Surgically reappose the tunic to prevent further complications
T/F: Post-castration eventration can occur up to 6 days post-op and is most often the small intestine.
How many cells/uL and for how many days indicate post-castration peritonitis?
>100,000 cells/ uL for 5 days
What is a "false rig"?
A gelding with stallion-like behavior
T/F: Persistent masculine behavior after castration can be learned behavior, especially in older animals.
What is the fetal mesenchymal attachment from the caudal aspect of the fetal testis to the
What is the slit in the aponeurosis of the external abdominal oblique muscles called?
The superfiical inguinal ring
Geldings generally have a serum testosterone concentration of how many pg/mL?
What are the cranial, caudal, and ventromedial borders of the deep inguinal ring?
Caudal edge of the internal abdominal oblique muscle
The pelvis and inguinal ligament
The rectus abdominis muscle and prepubic tendon