Ovariectomy

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Ovariectomy is a procedure that generally is performed to remove an abnormal ovary. Occasionally, an ovariectomy is performed in fillies or mares which have particularly bad behavior during their heat cycle in an effort to make them more manageable. Ovarian problems that might indicate an ovariectomy include tumors, hematomas, and, rarely, abscesses.

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