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Vaginal prolapse with evisceration, ewe
Vaginal prolapse with evisceration, ewe

    This ewe had been previously diagnosed with a Grade II vaginal prolapse. Despite placement of a retention suture, the ewe continued to strain, resulting in rupture of the vaginal wall and subsequent evisceration. Treatment in this case was humane euthanasia. (Grade II prolapse = continuous acute prolapse of vaginal tissue)

Courtesy of Dr. Jennifer Roberts.