A young (< 1 year) intact female was presented for evaluation of PU/PD and a hematocrit of 26.

Liver Mass and Hypersplenism in a 12 year old MN Basset Hound

A 12-year-old NM Basset Hound was presented for evaluation of acute vomiting and painful abdomen.

Ruptured gallbladder mucocele with bile peritonitis in an 8 year old FS Sheltie

An 8-year-old SF Sheltie was presented for evaluation of vomiting and diarrhea over a 1-2 week period and recent onset acute abdomen. Medications: metronidazole 250mg BID, clavamox 125mg BID Radiograph Findings: no obvious obstructive pattern but, material in stomach.

Pancreatic necrosis in a 10 year old MN Husky

A 10-year-old NM Husky was presented for evaluation of acute onset weakness and abdominal pain after getting into garbage with pork remains overnight. Physical examination revealed hemorrhagic diarrhea, few bouts of vomiting, and pyrexia. Abnormalities on CBC and serum biochemistry were monocytosis, azotemia, bilirubinemia, and elevated proteins.

A² + B² = C² “The Telemed Sonogram Theorem”: Our Case Of the Month Nov. 2019

The patient was presented for vomiting, lethargy, and painful cranial abdomen. Blood chemistry revealed BUN 5, glob. 4.7, ALT >1000, Alk.Phos. 1342, GGT 25, and T. bili 2.8. A STAT ultrasound was ordered and performed by ASNW with interpretation done by SonoPath.

Post-Hepatic Obstruction With Chronic Cholangitis In A 12-Year-Old FS Poodle Mix: Our Case Of the Month 2019

The patient was presented for painful abdomen, pyrexia, vomiting, and anorexia. After 12 hours on IVF and supportive care the patient’s pyrexia resolved and there was no further vomiting. A painful abdomen persisted and mild icterus was evident in both the sclera and mucous membranes. The patient was treated with Cerenia, Unasyn, Metronidazole, Gabapentin, and…

Bilateral Ureterolithiasis and Hydronephrosis in a 10-Year-Old Female Spayed DLH Cat: Our Case Of the Month February 2018

The patient presented for pain in the area of the kidneys, dehydration, and anorexia with increased renal values. The patient initially improved after treatment with I.V. fluids, but the symptoms returned 5 days later. Cerenia, SQ fluids, and buprenorphine were added to the treatment plan. Preliminary blood chemistry revealed BUN 128, creat. 7.6 which improved…

Intramural Abscess In A 3-Year-Old MN Canine Mixed Breed: Our Case of The Month September 2017

A 3-year-old, 60 lb, MN, Labrador Retriever mixed breed canine was presented with a history of possible dietary indiscretion while on a hike with his owner 48 hrs prior. The patient was ADR and had been intermittently vomiting for 24 hrs. Upon physical examination the patient exhibited pain in the caudal abdomen and an abnormal…

Perforated Intestine From A Linear Foreign Body In A 14-Year-Old MN Dachshund: Our Case Of the Month 2017

A 14-year-old, MN, Dachshund was presented for vomiting, fever, diarrhea, and anorexia x 3 days. The patient had a history of pancreatitis and foreign body. The patient had a painful abdomen. Blood work revealed leukocytosis, neutrophilia, low albumin (2.1) and cPL WNL. Radiographs were suspect for peritoneal effusion/peritonitis; irregular gas pattern – enteritis or pancreatitis.

Uterine stump pyometra and CVC vascular anomaly in a 11 year old FS Cane Corso

An 11-year-old FS Cane Corso dog was presented post ovariohysterectomy for evaluation of anorexia and an incision site painful seroma that was dripping serosanguinous fluid.  Fluid cytology showed the presence of neutrophils. 

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