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Keywords:

  • horse;
  • parainguinal approach;
  • faecalith;
  • small colon;
  • enterotomy

Summary

This report describes the use of a parainguinal approach to the abdomen to remove an obstruction in the small colon that could not be removed using an initial ventral midline approach. The use of a parainguinal approach should be considered for removal of an obstruction in the distal portion of the small colon.