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Table 1 Age, breed, subjective length of spermatic cord stump, presence of neuroma and reason for euthanasia of 20 geldings

From: Neuromas at the castration site in geldings

Gelding Age (years) Breed Length of stump Neuroma left/right Cause for euthanasia
1 25 Lusitano Short +/+ Heart failure
2 7 Quarter horse Medium −/− Colic
3 7 Ardennes horse Long −/+ Chronic lameness
4 6 SWB Medium +/− Back problem
5 8 Standard breed trotter Short −/− Chronic illness
6 25 Welsh Cob. Long +/+ Tumour
7 5 North Swedish draft horse Medium −/+ Lameness
8 10 Cross breed Long −/+ Ventricular dilatation
9 11 Warmblood Medium −/− Colic
10 5 Standard breed trotter Medium +/+ Neurological signs
11 12 Coldblooded trotter Short −/na Colic
12 15 Anglo arab Long +/+ Ventricular tumor
13 17 Icelandic horse Long +/+ Sudden death
14 12 Friesian Medium −/− Colic
15 10 Arab horse Medium −/+ Colic
16 7 PRE Short +/+ Lameness
17 7 SWB Long −/− Colic
18 22 SWB Medium +/+ Colic
19 8 Icelandic horse Long −/− Colitis
20 18 Swedish pony Medium +/+ Colic
  1. Presence (+) or absence (−) of neuroma
  2. na not analysed, SWH Swedish Warmblood Horse, PRE pura raza española