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Research Journal for Veterinary Practitioners

Case Report
Res. j. vet. pract. 2 (1): 17 - 18
http://dx.doi.org/10.14737/journal.rjvp/2014/2.1.17.18
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Musa Korkmaz*, Zulfikar Kadir Saritas, İbrahim Demirkan
Department of Surgery, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Afyon Kocatepe University, 03200, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey.
*Corresponding author: musakorkmaz@aku.edu.tr

ABSTRACT
This study was designed to describe a rarely seen case of penile prolapse and its surgical treatment in a red eared slider (RES). A 7–year–old male RES, weighing 230 gr was referred to the university animal hospital with complaint of a black mass formation, emerging from the anus which noted two days ago. In clinical examination, the mass was prolapsed penis showing insensitivity and necrosis. Therefore, the amputation of penis was carried out by surgical intervention. In conclusion, the surgical treatment of a rarely seen penile prolapse case in SER was reported.

Key Words: Chelonian, Penis prolapse, Amputation, Phallus, Red eared slider