Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM) in a 17 year old FS cat

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM) in a 17 year old FS cat

The patient has had weight loss of 1-2 pounds in the last month, diminished appetite, and eats about ½ his normal intake. Diagnosis of IRIS stage 2 CRF in May 201 . Current medications include amlodipine 1.25 mg PO SID and just began mirtazapine 3.75 mg PO every other day. There is a history of…

RADS: Chronic or Healed Bronchitis in a 15 year old FS West Highland Terrier dog

This 15 year old FS West Highland Terrier was presented with a history of collapsing, tremors and hypertension; currently being treated with Amlodipine. Suspect right lung collapse or pneumonia.  BP 130mmHg

Adrenal mass in a 12 year old FS Shih Tzu with hypertension

A 12-year-old SF Shih Tzu dog was presented for evaluation of hypertension that was controlled with 0.625mg amlodipine three times daily. CBC showed mild leukopenia, whereas serum biochemistry was within normal limits.

15_00066 Thom L Mild LVH, SAM

A 10-year-old MN DSH cat was presented for evaluation. Previous echocardiogram in 2008 showed SAM with mitral regurgitation. Current therapy is amlodipine, Benazepril, Diltiazem and CoQ10. CBC, serum biochemistry, and blood pressure are all within normal limits with a BNP of 386. According to the owner the patient is doing well.

Reactive lymphoid hyperplasia and extramedullary hematopoeisis diagnosed on splenic FNA in a 10 year old MN Golden Retriever

A 10 year old NM Golden Retriever was presented with a history of systemic hypertension, emerging pulmonary hypertension, and mitral insufficiency, which was being managed with 2.5 mg amlodipine once a day. A soft tissue sarcoma had been removed previously from the dog’s back. Arrhythmia, multiple soft movable subcutaneous masses, weight loss, and muscle wasting…

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