Luteoma in two mares treated by ovariectomy

dc.contributor.author Combs, Elena
dc.contributor.author Troy, Jarrod
dc.contributor.author Olds-Sanchez, Ashleigh
dc.contributor.author Howard, Joan M.
dc.contributor.author Fales-Williams, Amanda
dc.contributor.author Yaeger, Michael
dc.contributor.author Tatarniuk, Dane M.
dc.contributor.department Veterinary Clinical Sciences
dc.contributor.department Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine
dc.contributor.department Veterinary Pathology
dc.date.accessioned 2021-12-30T22:24:29Z
dc.date.available 2021-12-30T22:24:29Z
dc.date.issued 2021
dc.description.abstract A 15-year-old Paint mare (Case 1) and a 15-year-old Arabian mare (Case 2) were presented for aggressive and undesired behaviour. Reproductive evaluation revealed, initially, an enlarged ovary with a smaller/normal sized contralateral ovary in each case. Granulosa cell tumour (GCT) panel testing revealed elevated inhibin B in both cases and elevated anti-Mullerian hormone (AMH) levels only in Case 1 determined from currently established reference ranges. Based on a presumptive diagnosis of GCT, bilateral standing ovariectomy was elected for both mares. In each case neoplastic tissue consistent with luteoma was detected only on histological examination in the smaller/normal sized left ovary; the right ovary appearing normal. Long-term follow-up was performed 1 year and 5 years post-operatively by telephone. The owners were satisfied with the outcome and each patient demonstrated resolution of aggressive stallion-like behaviour. Each case returned to the owners' intended use. In conclusion, luteoma should be considered as a differential diagnosis for ovarian neoplasms in horses related to behavioural abnormalities, even in normal-sized ovaries.
dc.description.comments This is the published version of the following article: Combs, E., T. Beachler, J. R. Troy, A. Olds‐Sanchez, J. M. Howard, A. Fales‐Williams, M. Yaeger, and D. M. Tatarniuk. "Luteoma in two mares treated by ovariectomy." Equine Veterinary Education (2021). DOI: 10.1111/eve.13582. Copyright 2021 The Authors. Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0). Posted with permission.
dc.identifier.uri https://dr.lib.iastate.edu/handle/20.500.12876/7wbOxK8v
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.publisher John Wiley & Sons Ltd
dc.source.uri https://doi.org/10.1111/eve.13582 *
dc.subject Horse
dc.subject Luteoma
dc.subject Ovarian
dc.subject Neoplasm
dc.subject Ovariectomy
dc.subject.disciplines DegreeDisciplines::Medicine and Health Sciences::Veterinary Medicine::Large or Food Animal and Equine Medicine
dc.title Luteoma in two mares treated by ovariectomy
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