Develop your knowledge and understanding of cloacal organ prolapse 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 cloacal organ prolapse in reptiles, including:
Cause – secondary to multiple underlying causes depending on what organ has been prolapsed.
Signs – tissue protruding from the cloaca that has fallen out from their normal anatomical position.
Diagnosis – clinical examination and further investigation, eg radiographic examination or fecal testing.
Treatment – dependent on the tissue protruding from the cloaca.
Prognosis – dependent on the tissue that has prolapsed and the underlying cause.
Support and Resources
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.