KATHY – A1122000
Safe - 8-18-2017 Manhattan Rescue: AnimalKind Please honor your pledges: http://animalkindny.org/makeadonation/
SAFE 8/18/17 **Possible ringworm** Kathy is so cute she’ll have you saying anything but ‘Ack!’ @MACC
**MUST BE PULLED BY A NEW HOPE RESCUE**
KATHY – A1122000
FEMALE, CALICO, DOMESTIC SH MIX,7 weeks
STRAY – EVALUATE, NO HOLD Reason STRAY
Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 08/14/2017, From NY 10454, DueOut Date 08/14/2017,
DVM Intake Exam
Microchip noted on Intake? Scanned negative
History : Stray kitten, no health hx
Subjective: Skittish. Starts to explore the carrier but as soon as I extend my hand, pt hisses and runs away. Very fearful.
BAR-H, MMs pink, BCS 5/9
EENT: Elevated third eyelids, no ocular discharge. Ears very clean, no nasal discharge noted. Small patch of alopecia on right upper lip.
Oral Exam: Clean deciduous teeth – missing center maxillary and mandibular incisors.
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: Female kitten
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 – small alopecic patch on the right upper lip does NOT fluoresce. However, there is green fluorescence in a ring around both eyes.
Assessment: Ringworm possible
1. DTM culture done after exam
2. Start treatment for ringworm while we await DTM results – treatment can be stopped if the DTM is negative. Start Itrafungol, lime dips twice weekly, and erythromycin OU BID x10 days.
Prognosis: Good. Ringworm can be overcome; it’s just time consuming.
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