BOOKER – 24333
Safe - 4-6-2018 Manhattan Rescue: Whiskers A GoGo Please honor your pledges: Paypal Address: [email protected]
SAFE 4/6/18 **RINGWORM SUSPECT** BOOKER is about a year old and was brought to the shelter with a small lesion on his left ear. Although it was woods lamp negative, the shelter still suspects it could be ringworm. Ringworm is easily treated with antifungal meds. Please give this handsome boy a home today!
Care Center Location: Manhattan
ZIP Code From: 10455
Intake Type: Stray
Medical Behavior: Blue
Age: 1 year
Weight: 8 lbs
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: Estimated 1-1.5 years based on dentition and secondary sex characteristics
Microchip noted on Intake? Scanned negative on intake
History : Stray, found a week ago
Subjective: Alert, quiet, at the bottom of the carrier. Doesn’t move on his own.
Observed Behavior – Sits still but allows all handling
Evidence of Cruelty seen – None
Evidence of Trauma seen – None
BAR-H, MMs pink and moist, BCS 5/9
EENT: Round donut-shaped area area of alopecia on the lateral aspect of the distal left ear. The underlying skin is slightly dry and scaly. Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted.
Oral Exam: Clean adult teeth.
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Soft, non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: Male, testicles small, soft and symmetrical
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat
CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Rectal: Normal externally
Wood’s lamp – ear lesion does not fluoresce, no other areas of fluorescence noted
Assessment: Small skin lesion on left ear – suspect ringworm even though the lesion did not fluoresce
1. Took sample for DTM culture
2. Start Itrafungol 1.9 ml PO SID x21 days
3. Lime dips twice weekly
Temporary waiver due to possible ringworm
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