ARTHUR – 17854
Safe - 1-12-2018 Manhattan
SAFE 1/12/18 ARTHUR is about 8 yrs old and was purring on intake. He found his way into the shelter as a stray. He has some dental issues and may need some tooth extractions.
Care Center Location: Manhattan
ZIP Code From: 10029
Intake Date: 1/8/18
Intake Type: Stray
Medical Behavior: Blue
Age: 8 years
Sex: Neutered Male
Weight: 9 lbs
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: 7-10 years based on dentition and overall appearance
Microchip noted on Intake? Scanned negative on intake – MC placed during exam
History : Abandoned in an apartment, no health hx available
Subjective: Alert, crouches, walks around exam table
Observed Behavior – Allows full exam, tail slowly tapping.
BAR-H, MMs pink and moist, BCS 6/9 with mild muscle wasting
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted
Oral Exam: Missing all teeth except for a large amount of tartar that is presumably covering 1-2 teeth in the region of left maxillary PM4; gingiva in this area is inflamed.
PLN: Left mandibular LN is enlarged
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: Male neutered
MSI: Moderate flea dirt. Ambulatory x 4, no masses noted, healthy hair coat.
CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Rectal: Normal externally
1. Flea dirt
2. Missing most teeth, severe tartar and gingivitis
Plan: Recommend dental cleaning, rads and likely extractions of remaining teeth
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