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Week 8

Signalment Species

SpeciesFeline
BreedSiamese
SexF
Age8yr

Presenting Complaint

Presented from RDVM for depression, pale mucus membranes, anorexia, and vomiting.

Physical Examination

  • Depressed
  • Emaciated BCS 1.0-1.5/5
  • Pale mucus membranes
  • Prolonged CRT (>2sec)
  • Dehydrated (10%)
  • Tachypneic

Hematological Findings

  • Total Protein - 5.7g/dl (6.5-8.9g/dl)
  • Albumin - 2.1g/dl (3.2-4.7g/dl)
  • Total Bilirubin - 0.6mg/dl (0.0-0.4mg/dl)
  • Cholesterol - 55mg/dl (73-265mg/dl)
  • RBC - 2.94x106 (5.8-8.5x106)
  • Retic (Punctate) - 4.2% (6.0-8.0%)
  • Elisa FeLV - negative
  • FIV - negative
  • Toxoplasmosis LA- negative

What are your initial radiographic impressions?


Radiograph of the Right lateral view

Figure 1: Right lateral view

Radiograph of the Left lateral view

Figure 2: Left lateral view

Radiograph of the Dorsoventral view

Figure 3: Dorsoventral view

Interpretation