Better information makes for healthier horses,
Horseadvice.com is where equine science and horse sense intersect.
|HorseAdvice.com » Diseases of Horses » Urinary System »|
Penile Paralysis and Prolapse (Priapism) in Horses
Relaxation of the retractor penis muscle allow the penis to prolapse out the prepuce. Prolonged prolapse is associated with paralysis of the retractor muscle and result in an inability to retract the penis back into the sheath and is medically known as priapism. Prolonged prolapse results in swelling, which can become remarkable and in time necrosis. Paralysis has been associated with the use of acepromazine, poor body condition, advancing age. Early treatment is imperitive if the penis is to be preserved.
~Word Count: 663 words (The average magazine page contains about 600 words);
~Last Updated: April 17, 2011;
There are 2 ways to access the complete article:
You have just read the introduction to one of our nearly 800 articles on horse care, diseases, and training. It includes a description of the contents of the unabridged version. As a guest you can access this article two different ways: either purchase the article or become a member and take advantage of all the benefits Horseadvice.com has to offer. Check out our Membership Drive Discount below but hurry. This is for a limited time!
#1: Article Purchase: $7 US for instant access to the unabridged article.
#2 Join Horseadvice: for as little as $4 US a month you get instant access to this article and one of the finest equine resources in the world!
Uncertain if you want to become part of one of the finest most up-to-date equine resources in the world? Click Here for More Information!
|Home Page | Todays Discussions | Search | Top of Page||Administration|
is The Horseman's Advisor
Helping Thousands of Equestrians, Farriers, and Veterinarians Every Day
All rights reserved, © 1997 - 2015