Cryptorchid Surgery

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It’s time to have your young colt gelded, so you make an appointment with your veterinarian. He arrives on the designated day and examines the colt prior to the surgery, then informs you that your colt is a bilateral cryptorchid and will need more extensive surgery than just a simple castration--a bilateral cryptorchidectomy to be exact. Your first question is: What is a cryptorchid?

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