Anorexia of several days duration after escaping from the yard. Possible ingestion of garbage. Foreign material within feces.
Rectal temperature = 104F, Heart Rate = 130 bpm, Respiratory Rate = 30 bpm
Tick found on left ear pinna
Hematochezia with mucous
Small red mass within anus
CBC/Chemistry – increased ALP (1477 U/L), hyperglobulinemia (4.3 g/dl), hypercholesterolemia (371 mg/dl), stress leukogram, hyperproteinemia (8.7 g/dl), increased fibrinogen (700 mg/dl)
Abdominal Radiographs – What are your radiographic findings and impressions?
Figure 1: Ventrodorsal Cranial Abdomen
Figure 2: Ventrodorsal Caudal Abdomen