JULIET – A1101925
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Juliet A1101925 – 1 yr. female gray/white kitty, stray
Caller stated that cat had been hit by a vehicle.
age:approximately 1 yr
Ear:dirty and cleanned
ear mites positive –used 0.08 cc ivermectin sq as per 1235
seen injury on left front leg, left hind leg,caudal part of tail and the around the hipjoint, no open wond, -hit by car as per client— called Dr. 0844 , .28cc buprenorphine .3mg/ml administerd as per DVM 0844
possible fracture and pain full leg
walking by lifting left front leg
eyes and nose is clear
allowed to handling during examin
O: BARH. mm=light pink, moist, CRT<2 s. Social and friendly, allows all handling.
ORAL: Mild gingivitis, calculus.
EENT: No oculonasal discharge. Small amount of black crusty debris AU.
H/L: HR=200, RR=16. Lungs clear, no murmurs/arrhythmias.
ABD/UG: Soft, non-painful. No masses or organomelage.
MS: Amb x 4. Mod. left fore lameness. Mild left hind lameness. Mod. swelling left front at proximal radius/ulna; elbow range of motion WNL. No palpable hind limb swelling or fractures.
INTEG: Small abrasion cranial left carpus. Scabbed abrasion caudal right metatarsus.
A: Age est. 3 years. Possible fracture left radius/ulna. Hind limb soft tissue injury.
P: Sedated with Telazol 0.06 ml IM.
Lat/VD whole body rads, additional lat hind limb and forelimb rads: Transverse, mildly displaced proximal ular fracture left fore; no pelvic, spinal, or hind limb fractures identified. No pulmonary lesions, abdomen WNL.
Placed Robert Jones bandage left front to stabilize fracture.
Buprenorphine 0.28 ml SQ administered.
Excellent prognosis with appropriate management. Surgical fixation could be pursued, but would also do well with cast placement as radius is not fractured and will provide internal stabilization.
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