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Jose C. Estepa DVM, PhD1, Rafael Mayer-Valor DVM, PhD2, Ignacio Lopez DVM, PhD3, Jose M. Santisteban DVM, PhD4, Indalecio Ruiz DVM, PhD5, and Escolastico Aguilera-Tejero DVM, PhD6
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  • 1 Department of Medicina y Cirugia Animal, Universidad de Cordoba, Campus de Rabanales, Ctra Madrid-Cadiz km 396, 14014 Cordoba, Spain.
  • | 2 Department of Medicina y Cirugia Animal, Universidad de Cordoba, Campus de Rabanales, Ctra Madrid-Cadiz km 396, 14014 Cordoba, Spain.
  • | 3 Department of Medicina y Cirugia Animal, Universidad de Cordoba, Campus de Rabanales, Ctra Madrid-Cadiz km 396, 14014 Cordoba, Spain.
  • | 4 Department of Medicina y Cirugia Animal, Universidad de Cordoba, Campus de Rabanales, Ctra Madrid-Cadiz km 396, 14014 Cordoba, Spain.
  • | 5 Department of Medicina y Cirugia Animal, Universidad de Cordoba, Campus de Rabanales, Ctra Madrid-Cadiz km 396, 14014 Cordoba, Spain.
  • | 6 Department of Medicina y Cirugia Animal, Universidad de Cordoba, Campus de Rabanales, Ctra Madrid-Cadiz km 396, 14014 Cordoba, Spain.
History

A 7-year-old Anglo-Arab stallion was evaluated for an abnormally large scrotum. Two months earlier, clinical signs of colic had been observed in the horse. At that time, the referring veterinarian detected a small wound in the cranioventral surface of the right side of the scrotum. Since that time, the size of the scrotum had increased. The horse had been treated with procaine penicillin G (20,000 U/kg [9,090 U/lb], IM, q 12 h) and phenylbutazone (2.2 mg/kg [1 mg/lb], PO, q 24 h) for 6 weeks. Although there had been a decrease in the size of the scrotum, the condition

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