Develop your knowledge and understanding of hemipenal plugs in reptiles. This is a one-part course that can also be taken as part of the Reproductive disorders course bundle.
This module looks at pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment and outcomes of hemipenal plugs in reptiles, including:
Cause – accumulation of cellular debris within the pocket/sulcus of an inverted hemipenis.
Signs – swelling of hemipenal region; protruding amterail from hemipenis pocket/sulcus.
Diagnosis – visual.
Treatment – physical removal of plugs.
Prognosis – good.
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This online module includes an e-Book with content from Vetstream's Vetlexicon Exotis (reptiles) followed by a quiz leading to a personalized certificate. Written by some of the world's leading veterinarians, ensuring accuracy and depth of content.
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This module is worth approximately 30 minutes of CPD.