Bovis ISSN 2398-2993

Scrotal conditions: overview

Synonym(s): Testicles

Contributor(s): Jonathan Statham , Paul Wood

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Introduction

  • This article describes the anatomy and physiology of the scrotum and discusses the various conditions that may affect this part of the male anatomy.

Scrotal anatomy and spermatogenesis

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Scrotal Lesions

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Diagnosis

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Treatment

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Prevention

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed Papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Statham J M E (2010) Differential diagnosis of scrotal enlargement in bulls. In practice 32, 2-9 VetMedResource.
  • McGowan M (2004) Approach to conducting bull breeding soundness evaluations. In practice 26, 485-491.

Other sources of information

  • Chenoweth P (2015) Bull health and breeding soundness. In: Bovine medicine. 3rd edn. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Oxford. pp 246-261.
  • Logue D N & Crawshaw W M (2004) Bull infertility. In: Bovine medicine – diseases and husbandry of cattle. 2nd edn. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Oxford. pp 594-626.


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